Subject: Allen Ash Manuscript

52 entries.

Paddy O'Carroll

An Irish jig from the Ash Manuscript. This tune can be found in other 19th century sources including "Ryan's Mammoth Collection" where it appears in the key of D. People are still playing it in 2017.

Paddy O'Rafferty

From the Allen Ash Manuscript. This Irish jig also appears in the Buttrey Manuscript in the key of G. It is found in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1882) as a three-part tune in D and in the Miles Krassen edition of O'Neill's Music of Ireland with five parts...

Promenade (March)

An untitled tune from the Allen Ash Manuscript. It was in G in the original manuscript. I moved it to D for the button accordion. It is performed on the sound file linked below, by Muddy York. It's the first tune in the medley. The trumpet player who gues...

Quickstep in C

A 6/8 tune from the Allen Ash Manuscript - Cobourg, Circa 1850 This one was a little puzzling to me and I have offered it in an edited form along with the original.

Reel No. 17 - Niel Gow's Wife

Untitled in the Allen Ash Manuscript - Cobourg, Circa 1850. In other sources this tune is presented as a strathspey - often in G minor and is known as "Niel Gow's Wife" or Niel Gow's 2nd Wife". It has been variously attributed to Daniel McLaren and (in t...

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