Hour Before Day (An)
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HOUR BEFORE DAY, AN. AKA and see "Farewell to Ardmale." Irish, Slow Air (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The air appears as "Farewell to Ardmale" in Frank Roche's early 20th century collection.
Source for notated version: credited to Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down and Francis O'Neill's collaborator [O'Neill].
Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 407, p. 71.