Air (31)

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 Theme code Index    331 431
 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    3/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 27, p. 6
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:Retreat, A T:Air [31] M:3/4 L:1/8 S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 27, p. 6) 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:G G>A|B2B2 (3GBd|c2B2 (3G(Bd)|e2A2 AB|A4 GA| B2 cBAG|E2 DEGA|B2G2 GA|A4:| |:GA |Bc d2 de|de dcBA|G2g2 gag|GA Bc d2 de| de dcBA|G2g2 gag|de fe f>af>a|ed egeg| edcB AG|A4 GA|B2 cBAG|E2 DEGA|B2G2 GA|G4:|]