Annotation:Brink of the White Rocks (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Brink of the White Rocks [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Gaily" S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 83 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin (9A,/4B,/4C/4D/4E/4F/4G/4A/4B/4)|c2d B2G|A>GE D2 B/A/|G>FE DB,D|E3E2|| E/F/|G2F GAB|d2e B2A|G2E GAB|e>fe/d/ d2 (9A,/4B,/4C/4D/4E/4F/4G/4A/4B/4| c2d B2G|A>GE D2 B/A/|G>FE DB,D|E3E2||

BRINK OF THE WHITE ROCKS [1], 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."

Additional notes

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.

Recorded sources : - Shanachie SH78041, Solas - "The Hour Before Dawn" (2000).

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