Subject: John Buttrey Manuscript

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Circus Dance

This tune appears in 19th century British manuscripts as Mrs. Gayton's Hornpipe and Cameron's Favourite (Lancashire) Clog The latter in the key of F John Buttrey was a military musician in the Brititsh army who seems to have settled in the Peterborough a...

Conitz - A Retreat

John Buttrey Manuscript Conitz is a town in Poland. Part of the title is illegible.

Damand and Fillis - A Troop

From the John Buttery Maunscript - Circa 1800 Could the baffling title actually be Damen and Filles"? (Ladies and Girls in German and French)

Dusty Miller (The)

Triple hornpipes like this are more often thought of as being in 3/2 time. The original is written thus, in 12/8. The B part is aready twice as long and the A, so he may not have meant it to repeat. (It's not usually this long) Robert Burns wrote a well...

Faint And Wearily

A song by Samuel Arnold (1740-1803) from a 1794 ballad opera called "The Mountaineers" The first verse runs thus: Faint and wearily the way-worn traveller, Plods uncheerily afraid to stop Wand'ring drearily, a sad unraveller Of the mazes toward the mou...

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