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X:1 T:Cha mi ma chattle M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection of Scots Songs, bk. III (c. 1725) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmix D2|D2G2G2|G3A G2|A3 BAG|E4 D2|E2G2G2 | Bcd2G2|A3 GAB|G4 GB|c2 dcBA|B2 cBAG| A3 BAG|E4D2|E2G2G2|Bc d2G2|A3 GAB|G6|| f4 fg|e4 d2|d2e2 ga|g2e2d2|f3 gfg| e2d2g2|d3 BAB|G2E2D2|fefgfg|e2d2g2| deBdAB|G2E2D2|E2G2G2|Bcd2G2|A3 GAB|G4||



PAST ONE O'CLOCK. AKA and see “Cha mi ma chattle,” "Cold Frosty Morning (2)," “Táim i mo Chodladh,” "I Am Asleep and Don't Waken Me (2)," "Thamama Hulla." Irish, Air (3/4 time). A Major (Holden): G Major (Moffat, Thumoth, Wright). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Holden, Moffat, Wright), AABBCCDD. O’Farrell marks the tune “slow” and says the tune is Irish. The air appears in Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection of Scots Songs, Book III (c. 1725) as “Cha mi ma chattle.” It was printed in Coffey’s Dublin-staged ballad opera The Beggar’s Wedding (1729, Act ii, Air x), and in the ballad-opera Flora (1732) as “Past one o’clock, on a cold and frosty morning,” and in Burk Thumoth’s 1742 collection (pp. 30-31) as “Past One O’Clock.” Sometimes the song burden is in Irish. See notes for "I Am Asleep and Don't Waken Me (2)" and "Cold Frosty Morning (2)" for more.


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Printed sources : - Smollet Holden (Collection of favourite Irish Airs), London, c. 1841; p. 15. O’Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. 1), c. 1805; pp. 68-69. Moffat (Minstrelsy in Ireland), 1897; Appendix, p. 341. Thumoth (Twelve Scotch and Twelve Irish Airs with Variations Set for the German Flute Violin or Harpsichord), London, 1748; No. 15, pp. 30-31. Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances, 1740; p. 48.






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