Air (24)

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 Theme code Index    1H1H2H 71H6
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 8, p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:Air [24] T:Retreat, A M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Retreat March S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 8, p. 2) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D AB/c/|d2 dfed|cedcBA|BcdBAG|G2F2 de| fdcBcd|e2A2F2|F2 dBA^G|A4:| |:ed|cecA Bc|d2d2 ag|fafd ef|g4 ga| bgfefg|gfedcd|egfd af|f2e2 fg| affddA|B2A2 eg|fafd ec|d4:|]