Annotation:Rising of the Lark (3)

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X:1 T:Codiad yr Hedydd T:Lark [1], The T:Rising of the Lark [3], The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Moderato" B:Edward Jones – Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784, p. 155) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C c2 G>F|EcGE|F>GAB|cBcd|e<c GB|[E4c4]:| |:(e>dc)e|(d<cB)d|(c>BA)c|BA/B/ G2|(e>dc)e|(d>cB)d| (c>BA)c|BGGz/(E/|F)GAB|cBcd|(ec) (g>B)|c4!fermaga!:| P:Variation 1st c2 (G>F)|EcGE |FGAB|cBcd|ec GB|c/G/E/G/ C2:| |:ec/d/ ec|dB/c/ dB|c A/B/ {d}c{B}A|B/c/A/B/ G2|e/f/e/d/ (c/g/e/c/)|d/e/d/c/ (B/g/d/B/)| c/d/c/B/ (A/a/^f/c/)|B/A/G/^F/ Gz/E/|FGAB|cBcd|ec g>B|c4:|]

RISING OF THE LARK [3] (Codiad yr Hedydd). Welsh, Air (2/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune can also be found in the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter (1774-1861), a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Nicholas Bennett (Alawon fy Bgwlad), 1896; p. 69. Edward Jones (Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards), 1784; p. 155.. Edward Jones (A choice collection of 51 Welsh airs), 1863; p. 16. Manson (Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1), 1854; p. 98. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 309, p. 111 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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