LITTEN, William MS

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This collection of fiddle tunes was made by William Litten at sea on a vessel, or on two different vessels, of the British India fleet in the years 1800 to 1802.

The manuscript is in the library of Dukes County Historical Society in Edgartown, Massachusetts, on the Island of Martha's Vineyard.

It was transcribed by E. Gale Huntington (d.1993 - obit on jstor) a Vineyard fisherman, farmer, school teacher and historian, and published in booklet form in 1977 by Hines Point Publishers of Vineyard Haven.

Contents

  • St. Catherines Lane at Five
  • The Ruffians Rant
  • The Royal Hunt
  • Royal Review
  • Over Young To Marry
  • Navy Dance
  • Miss Manns Reel
  • Mrs Murrays Reel
  • Miss Flora McDonalds Reel
  • James Bailey in Bombay
  • The Highland Man
  • Garisson Frolick
  • Miss Carberys Reel
  • Miss Blairs Reel
  • Miss Campbells Reel
  • Duke of Gordons Reel
  • Downeys Lock
  • Miss Bairds of New Bythe Straspey
  • Divel Among the Taylors
  • Mgo and Daga
  • Light Horse Reel
  • Lord Summers Reel
  • The Nyph
  • Lady Garners Troop
  • Lady Hardwicks Reel
  • Lord McDonalds Reel
  • Lord McDonalds Reel (2)
  • Lady Campbells Delight
  • Lady Bruces Reel
  • The White Cochead
  • La Viritty
  • The Bottom of the Punch Bowl
  • Litten Hornpipe
  • Hornpipe
  • Del Caros Fancy
  • Laural and Lindsay
  • The Collage Hornpipe
  • The Caledonean Laddie
  • The Caledonean Hunt
  • Boney Lads
  • Wild Irish Man
  • Little Fannys Love
  • The Banks of Gray
  • Lady Ramsey
  • Welcome Here Again
  • Patricks Hill
  • The Buff and Blue
  • Speed The Plow
  • Ashleys Ride
  • Kiss My Lady
  • Scotts Reel
  • Sir David Hunter Blair
  • All Well
  • Prince William of Auguster
  • Hun Haydn
  • Warrens Victory
  • Cumberland House
  • The Village Maid
  • Sir Roger DeCoverlys Reel
  • I Am a Brisk and Sprightly Lad
  • Yankee Doodle
  • The Moners of Wicklow
  • Ship New Rigged
  • Boring the Leather
  • The Scullion Peasant
  • Off She Goes
  • Go to the Devil and Shake Yourself
  • Lord Cornwallis Jig
  • The Curley Locks
  • Primrose Gaol
  • Lummdon
  • Fox Hunters Jigg
  • Kissing and Drinking
  • Kissing and Flirting
  • Kiss in the Furz
  • Jigg Poltague
  • Hey My Nancy
  • Kiss My Wife and Welcome
  • Hear Gunner Watts
  • Cottilion
  • Hanover Waltz
  • The Brounswick Waltze
  • German Waltz
  • Courtneys Rando
  • Princess of Wales Minuet
  • The Gooses Minuet
  • William Litten Country Dance
  • Alemande
  • Marscillois March
  • Maidens March
  • Lord Cornwallis March
  • The Dorchester March
  • Bonapartes March
  • When In War On The Ochen
  • Since Then I'm Doomed
  • Farewell to Limerick or The Croppys Retreat
  • Phil Ormand
  • No Title (1)
  • No Title (2)
  • Mairy La More
  • The Galley Slave
  • The Lass of Pattys Mill
  • The Thorn
  • Within A Mile of Edinbrow Town
  • The Woodford Ship
  • Listen to the Voice of Love
  • Woodlands
  • The Blue Bells of Challon
  • The Wounded Huzar
  • From Night Till Morn
  • The Yellow Hair Ladie
  • Life Like A Sea In Constant Motion
  • My Love She's But A Lassie Yet
  • The Ploughboy
  • Fa La La