Shule Aroon (1)

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SHULE AROON [1] (Siubal a rún). AKA - "Shule agra." AKA and see "Alone in crowds to wander on," "I wish I was on yonder hill," "Siúl a ghrá.” Irish, Air (4/4 time, "plaintively"). D Minor/Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Thomas Moore used the air for two of his songs, "I wish I was by that dim lake" and "Alone in crowds to wander on." "I wish I were on yonder hill" is the first line of another song set to the air, famous in America and Ireland (see "Shule Aroon (2)" for more).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 59, p. 11.

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