Mail Coach (2) (The)

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 Theme code Index    461H4 2251
 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    6/8
 Structure    AABB
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 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Title of recording    
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X:1 T:Mail Coatch [2], The; A Cuntrey Dans M:6/8 L:1/8 S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 495) 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 (3G/A/B/|c2c ece|gec cBc|A2A ABc|dBG G2G| c2c ece|gec cBc|ABc dBG|c2c c2:| |:g|geg geg|c2c c2a|afa afa|d2d d2g| geg geg|c2c cBc|ABc dBG|c2 2 c2:|