Cock and the Hen (2) (The)

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search

Cock and the Hen (2) (The)  Click on the tune title to see or modify Cock and the Hen (2) (The)'s annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Browse/:Cock and the Hen (2) (The)
 Theme code Index    422 423
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 26, p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:Cock and the Hen [2], The. A Retreat M:9/8 L:1/8 S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 26, p. 5) 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 c2e AcA AcA|cde ABc B2G|cde AcA ABc|B2d dgd B2G:| |:c2e edc ege|c2e ege dBG|cde edc efg|B2d dgd B2G:|]