Swift from the Covert

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Swift from the Covert

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  5L127b 7b527bL
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    no. 112, p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations


X:1
T:Swift from the Covert
M:6/8
L:1/8
Q:"With spirit"
B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 20, no. 112
Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige
N:In the 3rd bar, the e has been modified (natural instead of flat).
K:Gdor
D|(DG).G (G^FG)|(AGA) f2 =e|(f"*"=ed) (dcA)|(AGA) F2 D|
(DG).G (G^FG)|(AGA) fd=e|f2 d (cA).^F|G3 G2||
d|g>dd g>dd|gd=e f3|F(f=e) f_ed|cAG F2 (G/F/)|
(DG).G (G^FG)|(AGA) fd=e|f2 d (cA).^F|G3 G2|]

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