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X:1 T:Turkish March T:Turkish Quick Step M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (No. 26, p. 10) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d/c/|B2B Bcd|G2G GFG|A2A ABc|BAB G2A| B2B Bcd|^cdB A2g|fed AB^c|1 dAF D2:|2 d2d d2|| d|e2d def|e2d e2d|c2B ABG|FEF D2D|G2G GAF| E2E EFG|A2A ABG|FEF Ddc|BAG DEF|G3 G2||



TURKISH QUICK STEP. AKA and see "Irish Turks (The)." English, March (6/8 time). England, Yorkshire. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. Boston music publisher Elias Howe printed the tune in the mid-19th century as "Irish Turks (The)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), c. 1782; p. 10. Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 70, p. 45.






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