Concertina Music

The Dashing White Sergeant

2009-06-25, tags: march

A Scottisch march composed by Sir Henry Rowley Bishop.

There's quite some history on this tune. The original seems to have been written in F. The title makes sense if you know that this was originally a song and that a woman sang it: she would dress up as a white sergeant to follow her lover into battle. I got this tune from Leonard:

On his site, you can find the ABC notation and a recording by John Kirkpatrick.

In my arrangement, I used my own chords, bass and second voice. Have fun.

BTW: You can also play it a lot faster when you wear a kilt: