Annotation:Edinburgh Train Band's March (The)

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X:1 T:Edinburgh Train Bands March C:Hugh Clerk M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Largo" B: Robert Bremner – Collection of Airs and Marches for Two Violins or German Flutes (c. 1756-61; No. 24, p. 29) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G V:1 G2 G>G G2G2|G4 D4|B2 B>B B2B2|B4 G4| d>cB>c d>ed>e|c>BA>B c>dc>d|{c}B2 AG c2B2|1A8:|2 A8|| |:A2 A>A A2B2|c6 BA|G2 G>G G2A2|B6 c2|d2 e>d c2 d>c| B2 c>B A2D2|d>ed>e c>dc>d|B>cB>c A2c2|B>AG>A TA4|1 {GA}G8:|2 G8|| V:2 z8|z8|G2 G>G G2G2|G4 D4| B>AG>A B>cB>c|A>GF>G A>BA>B|G4 A2G2|1 F8:|2 F8|| |:F2 F>F F2G2|A2A2D2 dc|B4 z2A2|G2 D>D D2D2|B2 c>B A2 B>A| G2 A>G F2F2|B>cB>c A>BA>B|G>AG>A F2F2|G2G2G2F2|1G8:|2 G8|| V:3 cleff = bass G,,2D,2 B,,2D,2|G,,G,F,E, D,C,B,,A,,|G,,2D,2B,,2D,2|G,,G,F,G, D,G,B,,D,| G,,4 z2 G,2|A,3G, F,2D,2|G,4C,4|1 D,G,F,E, D,C,B,,A,,:|2 D,8|| |:D,6G,2|D,4 F,2D,2|G,2G,,2 z2D,2|G,2G,2G,2A,2|B,2G,2A,2D,2| G,2G,,2D,4|G,4 z2D,2|G,2G,,2D,2D,2|G,>A,B,>C D2 D,2|1 G,,DCB, A,G,F,E,:|2 G,8||

EDINBURGH TRAIN BAND'S MARCH, THE. Scottish, March (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The air also appears in the 1768 (James) Gillespie Manuscript of Perth.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Bremner (A Collection of Airs and Marches), 1761; no. 24, p. 25. Bremner (Instructions for the Guitar), Edinburgh, 1758; p. 24. Preston (Marches, Airs & Minuets), 1804; p. 25.

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