Annotation:Cordwainers' March (The)

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X:1 T:Cordwainer’s March, The M:C L:1/8 R:March B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 176, p. 61) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bmin F|B2 B>c TA>GFF|d2 d>e c>B AA|B2 B>c A>GFF|B/(c/d/B/) (c/d/e/)[c/f/] d2d:| |:(d/e/)|ffff g/(f/e/d/) c>d|eeee (f/e/)(d/c/) (B/c/)(d/e/)|f2 B>c A>G F(d/e/)|fe/d/ e/d/c/d/ B2B:|]

CORDWAINERS' MARCH, THE. AKA - "Cordwinders." AKA and see "Lord Balgownie's Favorite," "Gloomy Winter," "Reverend Mr. Patrick MacDonald of Kilmore." English, March. A march attached to a trade (like "Taylors' March (The)," the "Freemason's March" etc), in this case the Cordwainers, i.e. shoemakers (who used cord in their work). There was a Cordwainers Hall in London. The title is unique to Glasgow publisher James Aird's 1782 volume, but is to be found under a variety of other names.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of English, Irish, Scotch and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; p. 61.

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