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X:1 T:O! Save me from Death M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:”Slow” B:Smollet Holden - Collection of favourite Irish Airs (London, c. 1841; p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D AB/c/|d2d2A2|dcBABc|d>edcBA|d3e (de/f/)|B2 dc BA| F4A2|B4 de|d4 fe|d2 (de/f/) ed|c2 (cd/e/) d>c| BcdcBA|B>A F2 (de/f/)|B2 dcBA|F4 A2|B4 d>e| d4 de|f2 fefg|f2 (fg/a/) gf|e2e2e2|e3f a2| d2 dfed|c2 cd/e/ d>c|B2 dcBA|F4 (AB/c/)|d2F2E2| D4 (de/f/)|e2'ddBc|A4 (de/f/)|B2 cB AF| A2 B2 de|d4|| (ab/c'/)|d'4 c'2|b4 af|e2 gfed|d4 (AB/c/)|d4 c2| B4 d/c/B/A/|d4 (e>d/2e/4)|f4 a2 |b4 c'2|d'4 c'2| B2 d'c'ba|ba f2 d'>c'|b2 c'baf|e2 gfed|d4|| (AB/c/)|d4 Tc2|B4 AF|E2 GFED|D4 (AB/c/)|d4 c2| B3c d2|efedcB|A4 A2|d>e f2A2|f>a g2f2| e2 gfed|c>B A2 (de/f/)|B2 cB AF|A2B2de|d4||



SAVE ME FROM DEATH (Saor me on t-eug). AKA and see "Ciste no stor," "Hide me from death," "Fairy Queen (1)," "Awake the heart's slumbers." Irish, Air (3/4 time, "plaintively"). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody appears under this title in Smollet Holden's Old Established Irish Tunes 1806/07, volume II, p. 3, and in his post 1806 collection, volume I, p. 5.

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Printed sources : -Smollet Holden (Collection of favourite Irish Airs), London, c. 1841; p. 3. O'Neill's (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 557, p. 98.

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