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LIGHT HORSE MARCH. English, March (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The march appears in a number of English publications on or around the year 1770, including Longman & Lukey's Compleat Instructions for the Fife (London, 1770), Longman & Lukey's New and Complete Instructions for the Oboe or Hoboy (c. 1770), Charles & Samuel Thompson's Thirty Favourite Marches, Book 2 (London, 1770), and Thomas Bennet's The Compleat Tutor for the Fife (London, c. 1767). It occasionally was printed in fife and other instrument tutors into the 19th century (Willig, Compleat Tutor for the Fife, Phila., 1805).

The march also was entered into a few period musicians' manuscripts, such as those of Benjamin Cooke (1770), and John Rook (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Knowles (Northern Frisk), 1988; No. 72.

Recorded sources: Frisk Music Records, The Band of the Rising Sun - "Feeling Frisky" (1993).




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