My Darling Fair Maid

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X:1 T:My Darling Fair Maid M:C| L:1/16 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1690 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B3A|G3ED3E G4 G3B|d3BG3B d4 d3e|d3B (3B2A2G2 A4A3B|c3AB3G E4B3A| G3ED3E G4G3A|d3BG3B d4g3e|d3BG3D G3AB3G|AB3 GG3 g4:| |:G3A|B3dd3e d4g3e|d3B (3B2A2G2 A4A3B|c3Bc3d e3fg3e|d3BA3G A4A3B| c3Bc3d e3fg3e|d3BA3G A3cB3A|G3ED3E G3AB3G|AB3 G3G G4:|



MY DARLING FAIR MAID (Mo Cailin Fionn Dileas). Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Researcher Fr. John Quinn finds O'Neill's "My Darling Fiar Maid" to be a common tune setting of the triple-time air of "Margaret Sheehan." See note for "Margaret Sheehan" for some interesting connections regarding the titles of the tunes.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 195. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1690, p. 314.






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