Queen's Marriage (The)

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QUEEN'S MARRIAGE, THE. AKA and see "Orange and Blue (2)," "Hot Punch." Canadian, Jig. Canada, Prince Edward Island. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Elizabeth II (b. 1926) married Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1947 when she was still a Princess (her coronation was in 1953), so the title may refer to Victoria I (who married Prince Albert in 1840, three years after she became Queen). The first half also is shared with the French Canadian tune "Little Judique Reel."

Source for notated version: Lorin Simmons (Prince Edward Island, 1930's) [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; Appendix No. 44, p. 591.

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