Brink of the White Rocks (1) (The)
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BRINK OF THE WHITE ROCKS , THE (Bruac na cairraige báine). AKA and see "Bruac na Carraige Báine," "West's Asleep (The)," "Lament for the Milesians (The)." Irish, Air (6/8 time, "gaily"). E Aeolian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill): AAB (Roche). A song sung to various airs. See also P.W. Joyce's "On the Brink of the White Rock."
Recorded source: Shanachie SH78041, Solas - "The Hour Before Dawn" (2000).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 83, p. 15. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1912; p. 9, No. 7.