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 Theme code Index    1H1H55 1H1H22H
 Also known as    Kinnegad Slashers (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 951
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
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X:1 T:Drunken Mason T:Kinnegad Slashers, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 951) 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 (3A/B/c/|d>ed dAF|A>BA ABc|d>ed dAF|Eee e2f| d>ed dAF|A>BA A2g|f>ef dBA|Add d2:| |:A|dfa afd|cd(e/f/) ecA|dfa afd|faa a2A| dfa afd|cee efg|f>ef dBA|Add d2:|]