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ULSTER RONDO. AKA and see: "Downshire Quickstep," "Camperdown Quick Step," "Downshire March," "Ffaniglen," "March of the Men of Devon," "Ymdaith Gwyr Dyfnaint." Irish; Country Dance, Air (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The provenance of the tune may be Welsh, however, it appears to have been widespread in Britain by the 1st half of the 19th century. Under the title "Downshire Quickstep" it was entered into the c. 1833 century music manuscript book of Northumbrian piper Lionel Winship [1].

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O’Farrell (National Irish Music for the Union Pipes), 1804; p. 37.

Recorded sources: Jerry O'Sullivan - "O'Sullivan Meets O'Farrell, volume 2" (2010).




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