Little Red Lark of the Mountain (1)
X:1 T:Little red lark of the mountain , The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Andante" S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 384 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F C | F2G FDE | F2G (A<f)d | cAF A>GF | D3C2D | F2G FDE | F2G A<fd | CAF A>GF | F3 F2 || c | fef dcA | fef (d<f)d | (cA)F (A>G)F | D3 C2D | F2G FDE | F2G (A<f)d | (cA)F (A>G)F | F3 F2 ||
LITTLE RED LARK (OF THE MOUNTAIN) , THE. AKA - "An Fuiseogin Dearg." Irish, Air (6/8 time, "gracefully"). Ireland, County Armagh. G Major (O'Neill): F Major (Stanford/Petrie). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune is a version of the Irish air "Ballylee," and is also similar to "Caitlín Tirial" (Kitty Tyrell (2)). The Irish collector, artist, musician, architect and antiquarian George Petrie  (1790–1866) obtained his version in County Armagh.
"Litte Red Lark" was among a selection of tunes from the Petrie collection set for string quartet by British composer William Alwyn (1905-1985) in his "Seven Irish Tunes" (1923), later, in 1936, rearranged for a small orchestra (the other selections "Maiden-Ray (The)," "Country Tune," "Ewe with the Crooked Horn (3) (The)," "Gentle Maiden (The), "Sigh (The)" and a "Jig"). Alfred Moffat used the song for his song "A Summer Love Dream."