Harp that Once (The)

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X:1 T:Harp that once through Tara's halls, The M:4/4 L:1/8 B:O'Flannagan - The Hibernia Collection (Boston, 1860, p. 29) Z:AK/Fiddler's Collection K:G G|d>edB e>fge|dBAB G z2d|g>fga gfed|edgB c2 zd| g>fga gfed|edcB e2z f|g>fed e>f!fermata!ge|dBAB (G2G)||

HARP THAT ONCE THROUGH TARA'S HALLS, THE. AKA and see "Gradh Mo Croidhe," "Gramachree," "Gramachree Molly," "Molly Asthore," "Will You Go to Flanders?," "Little Molly O!" Irish, American-Air (3/4 and 4/4 times); English, March; Scottish, Guaracha Waltz. D Major (Roche): G Major (Kerr, O'Flannagan). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (Kerr): AB (Roche). An air used (under another title) as a British march during the (American) Revolutionary War period, and later a famous song (under the above title) set to the old air by Thomas Moore in 1807.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - A.S. Bowman (J.W. Pepper Collection of Five Hundred Reels, Jigs, etc.), Phila., 1908; No. 290, p. 59 (set as a "Sand Jig"). Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 311, p. 34. O'Flannagan (The Hibernia Collection), 1860; p. 29. Roche (Collection of Irish Traditional Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 28, p. 15.

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