Air (29)

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Air (29)

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 Theme code Index   351H 651H
 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. 960
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



X:1 T:Retreat, A T:Air [29] M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 960) 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 D>E|F>DA>Fd>A|Bd A2 d>e|(fef)dAe|d2c2C>E| F>DA>Fc>A|Bd A2 d2|(e/f/).g/.e/ d2c2|d4:| |:d/e/|(fef).d.B.e|dcBAGF|FA dAGF|F2E2 D>E| F>DA>Fd>A|fdBdAd|(c/B/A/G/) F2E2|{E}D4:|]