Buttrey Manuscript – Index 7Buttrey Pg 10 Tunes #572-623

No. Tune Name

Buttrey Manuscript (#532 – #533)
Buttrey Melody 531-533

532 Damond and Fillis   A Troop 4/4 D  Carroll – K. Purvis
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“Could the baffling title actually be Damen and Filles”? (Ladies and Girls in German and French)” – Ian Bell Ont. Trad. Lib.
“Damon and Phyllis” – stock young lovers in many pastoral poems from at least the 16thC – Village Music Project
533 Mullowny’s Jigg 6/8 D)
“Malowney’s Wife”, Bean-Ceile Ui Maoileoin, Bashful Maid (The), Biddy Maloney, Maloney’s Fancy, Maloney’s Jig, Malloney’s Wife, Mellonie’s Jig, Miss Ommany’s Reel, Paddy in London, What do You Think of Her Now?, Malowney’s Jig, Mullowny’s Jigg – tunearch.org
Published by Straight & Skillern, London ca.1775 – trillian.mit.edu

Buttrey Manuscript (#534 – #537)
Buttrey Melody 534-537

534 Round the World for Spoart 6/8 G  (Sport)
535 A French Cuntry Dans 3/8 G  (Country)
536 A Quick Step 2/4 D
537 Pholin O Gristy  A Reel 6/8 D
“Robin O’Christy”? – Village Music Project

Buttrey Manuscript (#538 – #540)
Buttrey Melody 538-540

538 A Quick Step to 17th Regt 6/8 G
Aird Vol 1 – K. Purvis
539 A Quick Step 2/4 G
540 A Quick Step 2/4 G
“Sportsman’s Hornpipe” – Village Music Project
“Oldham Sportsman”

Buttrey Manuscript (#541 – #544)
Buttrey Melody 541-544

541 A Quick Step 2/4 D
542 A Quick Step 6/8 G
543 A Slow March 2/2 G
544 Count Conway’s March 2/2 D
Count Thomas Conway, 1733-c1800, had an interesting career – Village Music Project (served under George Washington)

Buttrey Manuscript (#545)
Buttrey Melody 545

545 Patrick’s Day in the Morning with Variations 6/8 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#546 – #550)
Buttrey Melody 546-550

546 Barisett’s Hornpipe 2/2 G
“Parisot’s Hornpipe”; “Madam Parisott’s Hornpipe” – Usually a dotted hornpipe, but not on this occasion – Village Music Project
547 Peggey’s Love 2/2 D (Peggy’s)
548 York Races 6/8 G
549 The East Nook of Five 4/4 G
Aird Vol 1 slightly different – K.Purvis
“The East Nook of Fife” – Village Music Project
The East Neuk Of Fife, East Newk Of Fife, The East Nuke Of Fife, East Of Neuk O’Fife – composed by James Oswald (1711 – 1769) as “She gripped the Greatness o’t”, incl. in his Caledonian Pocket Companion (Bk. 4, 1752) – thesession.org
“East Neuk of Fife” – William McGibbon’s Third Collection (1755) and Robert Bremner’s 1759 – tunearch.org
550 A Quick Step 2/2 G
An English Country Dance tune – Village Music Project

Buttrey Manuscript (#551 – #554)
Buttrey Melody 551-554

551 Logan Watter  A Quick Step 2/4 D
“Lagan Water” – Village Music Project
552 A Slow March or Long Troop 2/2 D
553 Mis Gorden’s of Thorp’s Reel 2/2 G
“Miss/Mrs Garden/Gorden of Troop” – Village Music Project
554 The Lincoln Hornpipe 4/4 G
A beautiful haunting melody. Absolutely stunning.
This is not the President Lincoln Hornpipe; nor the Lincoln Hornpipe [aka Fisher’s Hornpipe, aka R?el du P?cheur] as found in Joshua Gibbons MS 1823 or Thomas Sands’ MS 1810. Another similarly named tune from the same period, the Lincolnshire Hornpipe also seems distinct – Village Music Project

Buttrey Manuscript (#555 – #560)
Buttrey Melody 555-560

555 Bugle Pice  2/2 D (Piece)
With these instructions between the lines:
“the 1st part beat With lofty Drum’s Quick Step Way”
“the 2nd Part kettld – Muffld Drum’s)”
“the Last Part flam & Lofty Drum’s”
556 Mifs Wimbles Fancey   A Quick Step 6/8 G (Miss)
557 A Quick Step 6/8 G
558 Mifs Lookets Fancey 2/4 G (Miss Locket’s Fancy)
Lucy Locket was a character in The Beggar’s Opera – Village Music Project
559 Lady Stormonts Gigg 6/8  D
560 Quick Step to the 52nd Regiment 2/4 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#561 – #563)
Buttrey Melody 561-563

561 A Slow March 2/2 G
A beautiful slow 3-part march with a haunting finish  Village Music Project
562 The Merry Dancers  A Quick Step 6/8 G
“Lasses of Our Town” – Village Music Project
563 A Quick Step 2/4 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#563 – #568)
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564 Bony Beast Notes 2/4 D
Gibbs “The Lady’s Breast Knot”; Aird Vol 1 “Bonny Breast Notes”, exact copy – K. Purvis
“The Bonny Breast Knot(s); “Daddy Shot a Bear”; “Jaybird”; “Ladies Briest Knot”; Ladies Bfeast Knots”; “Looking Glass”; “The Pennsylvania Fifers”; “The Snood” – Village Music Project
565 Wher Will Our Goodman Lye 2/4 G
“Little Red House in Cardiff”; “Red House” – Village Music Project
“Where will Our Good Man Lay?” “Where wad our Bonnie Annie Lye?” –   Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 2, 1760 – tunearch.org
566 Batchelors of Every Station 2/4 G (Bachelors)
Carroll, Aird Vol 2 – K. Purvis
567 Wight Jock 6/8 D
Carroll – K. Purvis
“White Joak” –  Village Music Project
Published in 1731 by John Walsh in 3rd book. Appears in Henry Fielding’s play of the 1730s: The Lottery, a Farce – thesession.org
568 Bob at the Bouster 6/8G
Aird Vol 1, exact copy – K. Purvis

Buttrey Manuscript (#569 – #573)
Buttrey Melody 569-573.jpg

569 Come Ashore Jolly Tar With Your Trousers On 4/4 G
Aird Vol 1. No. 190, 1782 – K. Purvis – almost exactly
570 Sir Alex McDonald’s Reel 2/4 D
571 The Secilian Peasent 6/8D (Sicilian Peasant)
Carroll – K. Purvis
572 A Quick Step 2/4 G
A very pretty tune! I think it’s used as an English country dance setting – Village Music Project
573 A Quick Step 2/4 G
“Ashley’s Flag” – A light jovial tune – Village Music Project 

Buttrey Manuscript (#573 – #578)
Buttrey Melody 573-578

574 The Collodge Hornpipe  A Troop 2/2 G (College)
575 The Reel of Toloughgorum 2/2 G (Tullochgorum)
“This “first of songs,” (as Burns calls it) was written by the Rev. John Skinner, in the house of a lady named Montgomery, in the town of Ellon, Aberdeenshire, where he happened to be on a visit. The lady is said to have asked for a song after dinner, in order to put a stop to a political dispute, and at the same time to have expressed surprise that the fine old strathspey, called The Reel of Tullochgorum, had no appropriate words to it… it was first printed in the Scots Weekly Magazine April, 1776″ – The Book of Scottish Song – Alex Whitelaw
576 A Quick Step by N.D. 6/8 D
577 Jenny Bang the Weaver 2/2 D
Gow 1799 Jenny Dang the Weaver – K. Purvis
Composed by the Rev. Alexander Garden (c1700 – 1777) Violinist, poet and composer – thesession.org
578 Too Late for Breakfast  A Quick Step 6/8 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#579 – #584)
Buttrey Melody 579-584

579 The Colledg Hornpipe 4/4 D (College?)
“Trumpet Hornpipe” “Capt. Pugwash” “Lascelles Hornpipe” – Village Music Project
580 Cuntry Dance by N. Dorman 4/4 D (Country)
581 A Quick Step 2/4 G
582 A Quick Step 2/4 G
583 A Hornpipe 4/4 G
584 A Hornpipe 4/4 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#584 – #588)
Buttrey Melody 584-588

585 A Hymn 2/4 C
“Helmsley attr. Thomas Olivers  “Lo He Comes with Clouds Descending” – Village Music Project
586 Pease Bridge   A Strathspey 2/2 G
Pease Bridge – 1786 – David Henderson, mason/architect. Four tall arches, nearly 39m (130ft) high over the Pease Dean, Scotish Borders – the highest bridge in the world at the time of construction.  Abraham MacIntosh 1792 Collection – Village Music Project
587 Weddeburn Huse  A Reel 2/2 G
“Wedderburn House” – Abraham MacIntosh 1792; Appears in Thirty New Strathspey Reels Etc. (Edinburgh, c. 1792) – Village Music Project
588 A Poor But an Honnist Soldier 2/2 G (Honest)
Deadly Wars” “Blue-eyed Stranger”  The title of this tune is a line from Robert Burns “When Wild Wars Deadly Blast”. The tune has similarities to “The Mill, Mill o” and “The Soldier’s Return”. This is the tune Burns suggested that the poem be sung to. https://thesession.org/tunes/14436 – Village Music Project

Buttrey Manuscript (#589 – #594)
Buttrey Melody 589-594

589 Links of Leith 2/2 D
590 The British Heroes 6/8 G
591 The Handsome Fellow 2/4
592 The Margate Hoy 6/8 G
Scene_aboard_a_Margate_hoyFashionable boat trip; Comic song by Charles Dibdin 1804, and then a popular print – tunearch.org – Village Music Project
(print not in ms)
593 Capt Flemings Delight 2/4 G
594 The Little Gipsy 9/8 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#595 – #599)
Buttrey Melody 595-599

595 A Trip to Dunkirk 2/4 G
596 A Trip to Gibralter 6/8 D  (Gilbraltar)
597 Tulbury Castle 6/8 D (Tutbury?)
598 The Surrender of Toulon 2/2 G
Toulon, France – occurred 1793
599 The Whip 6/8 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#600 – #601)
Buttrey Melody 600-601

600 A Quick Step 2/4 G
601 A Singel Dragg by TR  2/2 G (Single)

Buttrey Manuscript (#601 – #606)

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602 A Quick Step 6/8 D
603 A Bugal Quick Step 2/4 G (Bugle)
604 A Bugle Quick Step 4/4 G (Bugle)
605 A Bugal Quick Step 2/4 D (Bugle)
606 A Quick Step 2/2 D

Buttrey Manuscript (#607 – #611)
Buttrey Melody 607-611

607 Saylors Are Bound for All Weather 9/8 D (Sailors)
608 The London Prentis 2/4 G
609 A  Singel Dragg 2/2 D  (Single)
610 Hears a Helth to All Good Lases    A Side Beating 2/4 G (Here’s, Health, Lasses)
(Harmony #45)
611 A Hunting We Will Goo   A Quick Step 6/8 G

Buttrey Manuscript (#612 – #616)
Buttrey Melody 612-616 SC

612 A French March 2/2 G
“La Marseillaise” written 1792 – K. Purvis
613 A  Singel Dragg 2/2 D (Single)
614 A Hornpipe 2/2 D
615 A  Singel Dragg 6/8 D (Single)
616 A Quick Step by J By  6/8 D
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“John By” ??
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Index:  “by J But” ??

Buttrey Manuscript (#617 – #621)
Buttrey Melody 617-621

617 A Song 4/4 D
618 The Union 9/8 G
619 Sweet Pall Of Plymouth  A Song 2/2 G
620 Cumberland Reel 2/2 G
621 Bruses of Marr 2/2 D (Braes)
Gow 1802 – K. Purvis

Buttrey Manuscript (#621 – #623)
Buttrey Melody 621-625

622 Mifs Bakers Hornpipe 2/2 G (Miss)
623 The Ganb of Ould Gaul 2/2 G
“The Garb of Old Gaul” is an 18th-century patriotic Scottish march and song about Highland soldiers during the Seven Years’ War – Wkikpedia

Melodies #624 & #625 are listed on the next index.

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