Subject: Allen Ash Manuscript

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About Allen Ash 1800 - 1889

THE ALLEN ASH MANUSCRIPT Allen Ash – (1800-1889) The Ash family group came to Hamilton Township before the year 1797. They were among the first settlers to take up land in Hamilton Township, to the east of Cobourg. The location of some of their propertie...

Back of The Haggard - Hornpipe

My version of an Irish hornpipe found in the Allen Ash Manuscript. The tune is untitled in the Ash Manuscript and is written out in the Key of G. It is available below in standard notation and abc created by by Will Macaulay

Battle of The Nile

A march from the Allen Ash Manuscript. It commemorates Nelson's victory over the French fleet off the coast of Egypt in 1798. On a similar topic, you may also wish to check the song "The Banks Of The Nile" - elsewhere on the site. Ash (1800-1889) was a ...

Black Eyed Susan

This tune from the Allen Ash Manuscript is the melody of a famous faux folksong written by John Gay, lyrics (1685-1732) and Richard Leveridge, music (1670-1758) in about 1720. Gay is best known as the author of "The Beggar's Opera" and the creator of char...

Bold Dragoon

From the Allen Ash Manuscript - Other settings of "The Bold Dragoon" appear in Harding's All-Round Collection - 1905, (in C) Howe's "1000 Reels and Jigs" - 1867 (in D), and "O'Neill's "Music of Ireland" 1903/1979 (in D) abc notation by Will Macaulay P...

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