Annotation:I'm Asleep and Don't Awaken Me

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X:1 T:I'm Asleep and Don't Awaken Me M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Moderate" S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 599 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F F>D|C>E (F2F)z|F4 F2|G2 F/2G/2<A A/2G/2<F|D4 C2| D2F2 F2|A2 c2 d/2c/2<A|G3F A/2G/2<F|F4:| ||c>d|{d}e4 ef/e/|{^c}d4 d_e/d/|{B}c4 d>e|d2c2A2|c2d2f2|f4 d>c| A2G2F2|F>G D>F C2|{d}e4 f>_e|{^c}d4 =c>A|c>d f>d c>A| G>F D>F C2|~D2 F2 f2|[D2d2] c>A G>F|G4 F2|F4|| |:F/2G/2<A|B2 cBAG|A2 BAGF|G>A c>G A>F|D4 C2|D2F2f2|d2 c<A G<F|G4 F2|F4:| C>D|[C4_E4] [CE] z|[B,4D4] [B,D] z|C4 Cz|C2A,2C2|C2D2F2|F3G F/2G/2<A| AG F/2G/2<A A/2G/2<F|D4 cd|[c4_e4][ce]|[B4d4] c<A|c>d f>d c>A|G>F D>F C2| ~D2F2f2|d2 cA GF|G3F A/2G/2<F|F4||

I'M ASLEEP AND DON'T AWAKEN ME (Ta Me Mo Codlad 'S na duisguig Me). AKA and see "Erin Oh! Erin," "I Am Asleep and Don't Waken Me (2)," "Soft Mild Morning (A)," "Like the Bright Lamp," "Táimse im’ Chodladh." Irish, Air (3/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABCCD. Bunting prints this version of the melody as "I Am Asleep and Don't Waken Me (2)." "Táimse im’ Chodladh" is a different air with the same title. Sir Thomas Moore employed the melody for his song "Erin, Oh! Erin", which begins "Like the bright lamp."

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 599, p. 105.

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