Cordwainers' March (The)
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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.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selection of English, Irish, Scotch and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; p.61.