Quick Step 30th Regiment (1)

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QUICK STEP 30th REGIMENT. Scottish, English; March (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot [1] of the British army was first raised in 1702 during the War of the Spanish Succession. It was known by the name of its colonel until 1751, when the army reorganized and was given a numerical designation. At the time James Aird published the tune in Glasgow in 1782, the 30th Regiment had been sent to Charleston, South Carolina, for service in the southern theater of the War of American Independence, and thereafter was posted to the West Indies.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; No. 157, p. 55.

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