Subject: Allen Ash Manuscript

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Fiddle and Tabor

From the Allen Ash Manuscript. The complete title for this seems to be "Hey Dance To The Fiddle and Tabor". (A tabor is a little drum) The tune is described as and Irish air on the cover of a piano arrangement by English songwriter and composer James Hook...

French Quick March

This 6/8 March is a setting of the common-time tune usually called La Bastringue in Canada. This melody is most often associated with the French-Canadian circle dance of the same name. In British sources of about the same era it is sometimes called "Portu...

Gallop (The)

From the Allan Ash Manuscript. I have not yet been able to locate "The Gallop" in any other sources.

Garland Of Love

This song melody from the Allan 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 - ...

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