Pretty Cuckoo (The)
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PRETTY CUCKOO, THE (An Cuac Deas). AKA and see "Bonny Cuckoo (The), "Young Cuckoo." Irish, Air (6/8 time, "with expression"). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The tune is a variant of the first part of O’Carolan’s “Si Bheag Si Mhor/Sheebeg and Sheemore.”
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 173, p. 30.