Subject: John Buttrey Manuscript

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Jack Lattin

From The John Buttrey Manuscript. Also known as Jacky Layton and with several spellings of "Lattin", this (probably Irish) tune is known all over the British Isles as both a fiddle and pipe melody. (Uilleann and Northumbrian pipes) It goes back to the ea...

Justice Ballance

John Buttrey Manuscript The beginning of this tune - especially the first couple of bars, bears a strong resemblance to the air "O'Carolan's Draught", by Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan - 1670-1738. Justice Balance (with one "l") was a character in a r...

Lazy Maid (The)

John Buttrey Manuscript. Saskia Tomkins plays it in the sound file linked below.

Maid of Lodi (The)

From the Buttrey Manuscript - A song from about 1800. Lodi is on the Adda River in Lombardy, Italy, between Milan and Mantua. From information on various sheet music editions of “The Maid of Lodi,” the tune is Venetian, one that William Shield collected w...

Miss Johnson of Houghton Hall

From the John Buttery Manuscript. The melody appears under this title in Goulding & Co’s Select Collection of Country Dances for the Pianoforte c. 1807 (via Fiddlers' Companion) It was unclear to me from the manuscript whether the high note in the 2...

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