How long and dearie is the night

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How long and dearie is the night

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  11H1H 1H55
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    4 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    James Manson
 Book/Manuscript title    Hamilton's Universal Tune Book vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1846
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    

How long and dearie is the night: annotations



X:1
T:How long and dearie is the night
M:3/4
L:1/8
R:”Gaelic Air”
Q:"Slow"
B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book, vol. 2 (1846, p. 10)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:E
E|E>e e2e2|e(d/c/) B3B|c>d e3f|g2c2 (e>c)|
{c}B>G G2 (FE)|{E}F>G B3c|{c}BG c3B|B2E2 (e>c)|
{c}B>G G2 (FE)|{E}F>G B3c|{c}BG c3B|B2E2z2||

How long and dearie is the night: annotations