Subject: John Buttrey Manuscript

62 entries.

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)

Duke's March

A March from The John Buttrey Manuscript - Circa 1800. Played by the Fifes and Drums of the 41st Regiment of Foot at Fort George. (Niagara-On-The-Lake) For more on the band contact:

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...

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