Quick Step South Fencibles

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 Theme code Index    15L33 25L7L7L
 Also known as    Drunken Sailor (1), South Fencibles Quick Step
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 55, p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1785
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Quick Step South Fencibles M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II (1785) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GG/G/ DG | BdBG | AA/A/ DG | FAFD | GG/G/ DG | Bdgd | egfa | g2g2 :| |: gg/a/ bg | fafd | ee/f/ ge | dgBG | cc/d/ ec | B/A/B/d/ g>e | d>e d/c/B/A/ | G2G2 :|]

X:1 T:South Fencebles [sic] Quick Step, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 379) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GG/G/ DG|BdBG|AA/A/ DG|FAFD| GG/G/ DG|Bdgd|egfa|g2g2:| |:gg/a/ bg|fafd|ee/f/ ge|dgdB| cc/d/ ec|B/A/B/d/ g>e|d>e (d/c/)B/A/|GG:|]