Subject: Allen Ash Manuscript

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Garland Of Love

This song melody from the Allen Ash manuscript was composed by English songwriter James Hook (1746 – 1827) It was part of his 1806 melodrama "Tekeli, or the Siege of Montgatz"

Highland Fabric - Atholl Highlanders

From the Allen Ash Manuscript - a setting of the well-known pipe march "The Atholl Highlanders". It also appears under the "Highland Fabric" title in a couple of other 19th century manuscripts from the British Isles. It is written here in G (mixolydian - ...

Hornpipe in G & D

A Hornpipe from the Allen Ash Manuscript that was pretty stratospheric in it's original key of D. Here it is in that key but in G as well. Played excellently in BOTH keys by Saskia Tomkins in the sound file linked below.

Irishman's Welcome to London (The)

A jig from the Allen Ash Manuscript. I haven't found it anywhere else, yet.

Jolly Gay Pedlar

Allen Ash Manuscript. This Irish slip jig also appears in the Buttrey manuscript as a retreat called "The Pedlar" and in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1882) as The "Jolly Pedlar Jig". In O'Neill's Music of Ireland it is called "I'm The Boy For Bewitching The...

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