Annotation:Black Haired Lass (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Black Haired Girl, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Lively and Animated" B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 77, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Eb F|E2 (.E.C|.E2) FG|A2 (B/A/)(G/F/)|(A/G/)(F/E/) .C/z/ z|E2 (.E.C|.E2) FG|A2 (B/A/)(G/F/)|(G2 G):| |:F|E>F (.G.A)|B>B (cd)|(e>d) (f/e/)(d/c/)|(.B>.G) (c/B/)(A/G/)|(.A>.F) (B/A/)(G/F/)|[E/G/]B,/(C/D/) ~E(F/G/)|{G}FEFG (.E.E|.E2) !fermata!E:|]

BLACK HAIRED GIRL/LASS [1], THE (Cailín Na Grúaige Duibhe). See also "Dark Gate Girl (The)," "Dark Haired Lass (2) (The)." Irish, Air (2/4 time). G Major (O'Neill): E Flat Major (O'Sullivan/Bunting). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (O'Neill): AABB (O'Sullivan/Bunting). O'Sullivan (1983) thinks that a song goes to this tune but found no words with this title in Bunting or elsewhere.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - according to the index of the Irish collector Edward Bunting's 1840 collection, the melody was obtained from another collector, George Petrie, in 1822.

Printed sources : - Bunting (Ancient Music of Ireland), 1840; p. 25. P.M. Haverty (One Hundred Irish Airs, vol. 1), 1858; No. 77, p. 33. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 509, p. 89. O'Sullivan/Bunting (Bunting's Ancient Music of Ireland), 1983; No. 31, p. 49.

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