Duke of York's Quickstep (The)

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X:1 T:Duke of York's QuickStep M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March S: (No. 44, p. 23) K:C cc d/B/d/B/|cc d/B/d/B/|ccdd|ee f/d/B/G/| cc d/B/d/B/|cc d/B/d/B/|ccdd|e//d/B/ c2:| |:e g2c'|a f2d|g/e/g/e/ cc|d/B/D/B/ G2| e g2 c'|a f2d|g/e/g/e/ cc|d/f/d/B/ c2:| |:G>FEG|AA F2| dd GA/G/|c/e/g/e/ cc| G>FEG|AA F2|df/d/ BA/G/|cc c2:|]



DUKE OF YORK'S QUICKSTEP, THE. AKA and see "Miss Frances Russell." English, Quickstep March (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. A different tune than "The Duke of York's March." Gibbon's original setting is in the key of 'C' major. A version of this tune under the title "Miss Frances Russell" was printed by Montrose and Aberdeen dancing master and musician Archibald Duff in his Choice Selection (c. 1812), perhaps as part of his "Pas Seul (7)" suite, or perhaps as a stand-alone tune (it is unclear).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the 1823–26 music mss of papermaker and musician Joshua Gibbons (1778–1871, of Tealby, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire Wolds) [Sumner].

Printed sources : - Gentleman's Musical Companion, vol. 1, 1803; p. 39. Sumner (Lincolnshire Collections, vol. 1: The Joshua Gibbons Manuscript), 1997; p. 6.






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