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X:1 % T:Bright Black Rose, The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Gracefully" B:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 137 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D/4(E/4F/4G/4A/B/) | =c2 (de) (fd) | {f}(ed) (cA) (d/4B/4A/4G/>E/) | D2D2 (EC) | {E}D4 (A/4B/4c/4d/e/) | {e}f2 (fa) (gf) | f2 (eg) (fe) | d2 (ed) (d/c/A/G/) | A4 || (A/4B/4c/4d/e/) | {e}f2 (fa) (gf) | f2 (eg) (fe) | d2 (e>d) (d/4c/4B/4A/G/) | E4 (E/4F/4G/4A/B/) | =c2 (d>e) (fd) | (e>d) (cA) (d/6e/6d/6A/4G/4E/D/) | D2 (D>F) (E/D/C/4D/4E/4) | D4 ||

BRIGHT BLACK ROSE, THE (An Róis geal dub (An). Irish, Air (3/4 time). D Dorian (Roche): D Mixolydian (O'Neill). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. One of the settings of the song "Róis Geal Dubh" found in John O'Daly's (1800-1878) Poets and Poetry of Munster (1860).

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 137, p. 24. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 27, p. 15 (appears as "An Róis geal dub").

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