Subject: Allen Ash Manuscript

52 entries.

Richard's Hornpipe

From the Allen Ash Manuscript. This tune appears in a number of other Canadian and British sources, sometimes with the title "Lord Nelson's Hornpipe". After playing it for quite a while I felt that two of the notes in the third line may have been miswritt...

Scotch March

This epic tune is found as "Slow Scopel March" in J. Lishman Manuscript Circa 1825 The Lishman MS is from Troutbeck, in the Lake District of England. The two versions of the tune are very similar to each other. In the Ash Manuscript it is written out wi...

Speed The Plough - Ash

From the Allen Ash Manuscript. This is one of those fiddle tunes which seems to have provided a structural template for many other tunes. It appears here in the key of G - as it also does in the Buttery Manuscript. (It is more often noted in the key of A)...

Untitled Jig in G

An untitled jig from the Allen Ash Manuscript - Cobourg, Circa 1850. I haven't spotted anything similar in any other sources, yet.

Untitled Jig or Air (Summertime)

From the Allen Ash Manuscript. A jig, or maybe a slow air, this could be just a fragment of a tune. It somewhat resembles an Irish air recorded by the Chieftains which they called "Summertime" The folk duo Muddy York included this melody in a couple of th...

We have recorded sound files, sheet music, images and text
that can be found by browsing the following topics or through a keyword search below.

To find media about a subject select from the drop down menus below and click the "Search Library" button.

Do you wish to contact us or have something to share? We welcome input from our users.

Contact Us

About The Ontario Traditional Music Library

Browsing the ONTRAD Library

Donors & Contributors

Click on a subject to browse a list of media related to the topic

Social Life & Love

On the Farm & In the Bush

Reference Material

Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

Other Music, Dance & Entertainments

Politics & Conflict

Lakes & Rivers

Songs of LaRena Clark

Manuscripts and Collections

Jack Hayes Tunes

Grenville Hall Collection

Choral Music

John Buttrey Manuscript

G.W. Bennett Manuscript

Allen Ash Manuscript



Help us with a donation to keep us growing


Ontario Traditional Music Library

Please contact us with your questions and suggestions

Copyright © 2016 · All Rights Reserved · Powered by Businesslore