Fourth Dragoon's Regimental March

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FOURTH DRAGOON'S REGIMENTAL MARCH. English, March (cut time). England, Shropshire. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The Fourth Dragoons (The Fourth {Queen's Own} Regiment of {Light} Dragoons) were one of the calvary units of the British Army that participated in the ill-fated Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War. See Wikipedia article for more [1]. The melody appears as "Hull's Fourth Dragoon March" in the c. 1840's manuscript collection of Lawrence Leadley, a fiddler from Helperby, Yorkshire.

Source for notated version: a c. 1837-1840 MS by Shropshire musician John Moore [Ashman].

Printed sources: Ashman (The Ironbridge Hornpipe), 1991; No. 16, p. 3.

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