Good Ship Rover

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 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
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X:1 T:Good Ship Rover, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air N:Transcribed as appears in ms. S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 518) 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 dc B g2c2e2|d4 c/B/A/G/|F/G/A/B/ c2B2 {B}A2|dc B g2c2e2| d4 c/B/A/G/|FGAB cAGF|G4:||:G|F/G/A/B/ cA d2|d/ e/f/g/a/ fd g3| dcB g2c2e2|d4 c/B/A/G/|FGAB cAGF|G4:|