Back to Brass Nuts
BRASS NUTS. AKA and see: "Boat is on the Shore (The)," "Grand Old Duke of York (The)." English, Country Dance, March. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCA. It may be supposed the old Duke had them, however the tune is "Grand Old Duke of York" here associated with (and taking its name from) the country dance Brass Nuts.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book), vol. 2, 1954; p. 26 (appears as "The Grand Old Duke of York"). Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 149.