Air (25)

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Air (25)

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 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 10, p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



X:1 T:Air [25] T:Retreat, A M:C| L:1/8 R:Retreat March S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 10, 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: https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G dB|Ggfa g2fe|d2 cB cedg|dBAG A2 dB|Ggfa fdfg| a2gfag (3fed|fd e4 d2::d2|g2 gb gfed|e2 ge dBAG| cedB A2 dB|BGBd egfa|g2e2 (3dgf (3edc|BG A4 G2:|]