Annotation:Araby's Daughter

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X:1 T:Araby's Daughter M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:James Goodman music manuscript collection vol. 1 (mid-19th cent., County Cork, p. 90) F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d|f2d fed|ede fdd|dcB Adf|e>de d2d| f>ed f>ed|e>de fdd|dcB Adf|e>de d2|| AAA AAA|AAA dAA|AAA f>ed|c!fermata!^G A2A| f>ed f>ed|ede fdd|dcB Adf|ede d2||

ARABY'S DAUGHTER. English, Irish; Air (6/8 time, "with spirit"). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Araby's Daughter," from the third book of Thomas Moore’s Lalla Rookh, was composed by British violinist and composer George Kiallmark (1781-1835) with words by Moore (1779-1852), who wrote his romantic poem in 1817. The tune popular for recreational singing and was employed for the 1817 American song "The Old Oaken Bucket" (words by Samuel Woodworth, 1785–1842). "Araby's Daughter" was printed c. 1824 in Philadelphia in G.E. Blake's Gentleman's Amusement and in Glazier, Masters & Co.'s Complete Preceptor for the Clarionet (c. 1828). The air was entered into the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist) [1] (p. 90).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 305, p. 53.

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