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LOUTH QUICKSTEP. English, Quickstep (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Louth is a market town on the Lud River at the eastern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, in the Parts of Lindsey, Lincolnshire, in east England. It was an important religious center from the 12th century, and once featured a Cistercian abbey (founded 1139).

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: Sumner (Lincolnshire Collections, vol. 1: The Joshua Gibbons Manuscript), 1997; p. 7.

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