Prince Ferdinand's Quick Step
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PRINCE FERDINAND’S QUICK STEP. Scottish, March (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The tune seems to be unique to Glasgow publisher James Aird's second volume of his series Selections of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs (1785). See note for "Prince Ferdinand" for more on the Prince.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selections of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II), 1785; No. 116, p. 43.