Air (27)

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Air (27)

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 Theme code Index   756 312
 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
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 30, p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Air [27] T:Retreat, A M:3/4 L:1/8 S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 30, p. 7) 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:D fd|c2A2 BG|F2D2 EF|G2E2C2|D4 AF| F2A2 de|fe fd|c2A2A2|A4:| |:AF|F2A2 de|f2e2 fd|c2 ABcA|d4 fd| c2A2 BG|F2D2 EF|G2E2C2|D4:|