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MARY MAVOURNEEN (Mary My Darling). AKA - "Fair Young Girl (The)," "Cailín Bán (An)," "Mháire 'gus a Mhúirnín (A),." Irish, Air. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The music to the song was composed by Irish operatic singer and composer William Micheal Balfe (1808-1870), to a lyric by A. Greville, c. 1862.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 46, p. 23.

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