Take 6 Transcription Programme: The Butterworth Archive, MS 6b
Link to Take 6 Transcription Programme Home Page
GB/6b/1 All Round My Hat Version 1 of 2
Notes on GB/6b/1 The tune is similar to those of GB/6a/1 and GB/7a/70. In the MS the version sung by Mr. Verrall at Horsham in July 1909 (GB/7a/71) is appended to this version but crossed out.
GB/6b/2 All Round My Hat Version 2 of 2
GB/6b/3 Highland Jane
GB/6b/4 The Banks of Green Willow Version 1 of 4
Notes on GB/6b/4 In the Take 6 Catalogue this version is also entered as GB/6b/26. For versions 2-4 see GB/6b/27-9 below.
GB/6b/5 The Bonny Bunch of Roses
Notes on GB/6b/5 The tune is similar to those of GB/6a/36 and GB/7b/4B.
GB/6b/6 On Christmas Night (Carol) Version 1 of 2
Notes on GB/6b/6 The tune is similar to those of GB/6a/125 and GB/7a/56.
GB/6b/7 On Christmas Night (Carol) Version 2 of 2
Notes on GB/6b/7 The tune is identical to that of GB/7a/57. See also GB/6a/126. For words to this carol see GB/6b/6 above. In the MS there is this note relevant to this Version 2: "The words belong to the first version. Mrs. Cranstone could only remember fragments. G.S.K.B(utterworth)."
GB/6b/8 The Cruel Father and Affectionate Lovers
Notes on GB/6b/8 The tune is similar to those of GB/6a/56 and GB/7a/76.
GB/6b/9 Johnny Harte
Notes on GB/6b/9 The tune is similar to that of GB/7b/29.
GB/6b/10 A Lawyer Fine and Gay Second Version
Notes on GB/6b/10 The tune is similar to that of GB/7b/25. For the First Version see GB/6b/11 immediately below.
GB/6b/11 A Lawyer Fine and Gay First Version
Notes on GB/6b/11 The tune is similar to that of GB/7b/25. For the Second Version see GB/6b/10 immediately above.
GB/6b/11A [A Lawyer Fine and Gay]
GB/6b/12 The Mistress Health
Notes on GB/6b/12 The files for GB/6b/12 are identical to those for GB/6b/13. (Please refer to MSS.)
GB/6b/13 [The Great Bell of Lincoln]
Notes on GB/6b/13 The files for GB/6b/13 are identical to those for GB/6b/12. (Please refer to MSS.)
GB/6b/14 Shule Agra
Notes on GB/6b/14 Butterworth remarks that this piece is Dorian (it is, in fact, Hyperdorian); the key signature should thus be G (as it is here transcribed) and not C (as it appears in the MS).
GB/6b/15 Admiral Benbow
GB/6b/16 It's Of A Farmer All In This Town
GB/6b/17 The Tinker
Notes on GB/6b/17 This is a version of "The Tinker's Courtship." For copious notes on it see p.103 of Frank Purslow's "The Constant Lovers".
GB/6b/26 The Banks of Green Willow Version 1 of 4 (Duplicate)
Notes on GB/6b/26 See GB/6b/4 and the Notes to it above.
GB/6b/27 The Banks of Green Willow Version 2 of 4
GB/6b/28 The Banks of Green Willow Version 3 of 4
GB/6b/29 The Banks of Green Willow Version 4 of 4