Buttons Three Farthings a Pair (2)

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 Theme code Index    13H1H 2H65
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Northumbrian/Borders
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Vickers
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:William Vickers' music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 453
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1770
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BUTTONS THREE FARTHINGS A PAIR [2]. English, Slip Jig. England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the 1770 music manuscript copybook of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, about whom little is known. It is apparently unique to Vickers' collection.

Printed source: Seattle (William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 453.

T:Buttons Three Farthings a Pair [2]
S:William Vickers' music manuscript copybook, No. 453  (1770)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
D2g fec d3|ecA BGB AFD|D2g fed d3|cde EFG A3:|
|:ABc cBA BAG|Bcd dcB cBA|efg ede ecA|BGB AFA D3:||

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