Pearl of the White Breast (1) (The)
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PEARL OF THE WHITE BREAST . Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. "Different from the two airs of the same name in Petrie and Bunting" (Joyce) (for which see "Pearl of the White Breast (2) (The)" and "Pearl of the White Breast (3) (The)", respectively).
Source for notated version: "Copied from a MS. collection lent Mr. Pigot by James Hardiman, the historian of Galway and editor of Hardiman's Irish Minstrelsy" (Joyce).
Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 752, p. 371.