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Sir John Ligonier's Trumpet March. BC.56

Title     Sir John Ligonier's Trumpet March. BC.56
Area     Uncertain, probably northern
Bibliography     Village Music project, Cooke, Benjamin
Time_Signature     2/4
Notes     Sir John Ligonier escaped from France as a 17yr old Huguenot in
  1697,joined the Dragoons in 1702 under Malborough,was Colonel of a
  "splendid Regiment of Irish Dragoons" by 1720,fought with distinction
  in the continental wars of the mid-century,became progressively
  Viscount,Commander-in-Chief,Earl and Field Marshal by 1766. Last and by
  all means least, also had a tune named after him.
Country     England
Rhythm     .March
Source     Benjamin Cooke MS.circa 1770, F.Kidson Coll.
Transcriber     vmp.John Bagnall
Mirrorred-From     http://www.village-music-project.org.uk/abc/cooke_b.abc
Key_Signature     D

This tune occurs in 1 document :- Cooke, Benjamin

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Contributed by VMP Files Wed Sep 28 22:14:54 2011
Last edited Thu May 17 02:12:17 2012

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