Prince of Orange's March (1)

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PRINCE OF ORANGE'S MARCH [1], THE. English, March (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The march began as a song air, first published on songsheets and in Henry Carey's Delightful Century, vol. 2 (1740), John Simpson's Delightful Pocket Companion, vol. 2 (1745) and similar collections. Soon afterwards the melody began appearing in instrumental tutors and collections of Marches. It continued to be published into the 19th century.

"Prince of Orange's March" was also entered into the music manuscript collections of Irish musician Jeremiah Regan (Bandon, 1746), and John Rook (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840).

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