Subject: Allen Ash Manuscript

52 entries.

Mother Goose

Allen Ash Manuscript - A slip jig It is the second tune in the "Shipboard Dance Medley " audio file linked below.

Mozart's Waltz - Allen Ash MS

A bit of Mozart in the backwoods. Canadian concert pianist Elaine Keillor identified this tune as parts one and three of Mozart's "Six German Dances" K. 606, composed on February 28, 1791in Vienna.

Munster Lass

An Irish jig from the Allen Ash Manuscript. It appears in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1882) in the key of F. Saskia Tompkins plays it in the sound file linked below.

My Husband Has No Courage In Him

Allen Ash Manuscript. The title and irregular form of this tune suggests it is a song melody. The lyrics that go with that title are generally sung to another tune these days. It was given a new lease on life by British singers June Tabor and Maddy Prior ...

Northumberland Waltz

I gave the title to this unnamed waltz in the Allen Ash Manuscript. (Ash lived in Northumberland County) I have not yet found this tune in any other sources.

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