York Races

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York Races

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 Theme code Index   1151 46L25L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 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. 548
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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X:1 T:York Races M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 548) 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:G d|G2G Gge|dBG G2 A/B/|cBc EFG|AFA DEF| G2G Gge|dBG G2 (A/B/)|cAc E2F|G3 G2:| |:B/c/|dBd dBd|gag gfe|dBd dcB|AFD D2 (B/c/)| dBd dBd|gag gfe|dcB AGF|G3 G2:|]