French Country Dance (A)

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 Theme code Index    15L5L5L 5L35L3
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 497
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:French Cuntry [sic] Dance, A M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 497) 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 G2 D>E D>E D>E|D>G B2 D>G B2|c2 A>B A>B A>B|AGFG AFED| G2 D>E D>E D>E|DGBG DGBG|c2 A>B A>B A>B|AGFG AFED:| |:B>G G2 DGB,D|G,B,DG FA>A B>G G2 DGB,D|G,B,DG A>F G2:|