I learned this tune from the playing of Johannes Schieffner, one of the finest German uilleann pipes players.
Also I’ve a copy of some sheet music of Leo Rowsome with this tune (about the same version), so I guess was part of his repertoire.
Actually in A Dorian… appears on Ceol Aduaidh by Mairéad Ni Mhaonaigh and Frankie Kennedey.
Yeah, it is a nice tune in Ador, and at least the ABC file of the tune should be modified, I think. It may be related to "The Rakes of Kildare."
Here’s a transcription based on Frankie and Mairead’s playing on Ceol Aduaidh:
T: Wellington’s Advance
D: Ceol Aduaidh, Frankie Kennedy & Mairead ni Mhaonaigh
EAA AGA|cBA c2d|efe efg|dBG GFG|
EAA AGA|cBA c2d|efe dcB|1 cAA A2G:|2 cAA efg||
age age|aed cBA|BAG ~g3|dBG GBd|
eaa ~a3|egg ~g3|e/f/ge dcB|1 cAA efg:|cAA A2G||
I learned this by accident 20 years ago. It’s in O’Neill’s 1001 as well.
Also, follows Irish Washer Woman very nicely.
second tune here:
zoronic, where did you learn your versionof Wellington’s Advance?
Paddy O’Brien (almost)
This is where I first heard the tune:
Wellington’s Advance, Gander In The Pratie Hole by Paddy O’Brien
I think I got the notes from here:
This version is very close to what the Seattle contra dance players use, but its not quite
what (or as good) as the Paddy O’Brien version above.
His Gander in the Pratie Hole is quite gnarly.
Wellington’s Advance, X:4
From the playing of Loretta Egan Murphy & John Brennan.
Quite a bit different in the details from the others here (or settings elsewhere online as far as I can tell), particularly in the B Part.