Lord Bernard's March
X:1 T:Lord Bernard’s March M:C L:1/8 R:March B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 578, p. 221) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C g/f/e/d/|c2 c>c c2 f/e/d/c/|d2 d>d d2 e>f|g>eg>e gfed|c2 c>c c2 (g/f/e/d/)| c2 c>c c2 (g/f/e/d/)|Bcde ^fgab|ag|^f/e/d/c/ B2 TA2|G2 G>G G2:| |:G/A/B/c/|dBfd ecge|dBfd ecge|a3g fedc|d2 d>d d2 g>f|e2 g>e d2 g>f| e/g/e/g/ f/e/d/c/ d2 e>f|gecG AdcB|cdef gabc’|gecG AdcB|c2. c>c c2:|]
LORD BERNARD'S MARCH. AKA and see "Lord Darlington's March," "Lord Barnett's March," "Lord Barret's March." English, Scottish; March (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. In addition to its first printing in Glasgow publisher James Aird's Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (1788), the melody was printed in Thomas Ball's The Gentleman's Amusement Book 1 (Norfolk, c. 1815). The first strain of the Welsh march "Ymdeithdôn gwyr y Bermo" is a simplified version of the first line of "Lord Bernard's March."