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Secilian (sic) Peasant, The (Tunes from Greet Manuscript)

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Source: Greet Manuscript
Place Collected: Littleworth
Date collected: 1974
Collector: Unknown

Greet manuscripts

 The Greet manuscripts are a set of 21 tunes found, when working in his loft, by Peter Hill who was then living at Littleworth, Greet, near Winchcombe. They were entitled “a few favourite airs adapted for the German (ie transverse) flute”. Many are dance tunes.

 Note by Charles Menteith

Media & Downloads

See the song/tune as collected (PDF file)
Hear the song/tune (midi file)

Modern recording performed by: The Green Willow Band play the Sicilian Peasant and the Turnpike Gate

Song/tune as collected (abc file)