Annotation:Skylark (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Skylark (2) (The) M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:"Tenderly" B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 33, no. 187 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G (BA)|G>F (FG) (EC)|D4 (3DEF|G3 .A(Bc)|A2 d2 dB| G>F FG EC|D4 (3DEF|GB E2 AF|G4|| DD|(G3F) (G/A/B/c/)|d4 e>d|dB GA (3Bdc|B2 A2 dB| G>F (FG) (EC)|D4 (3DEF|GB E2 AF|G4|]

SKYLARK [2], THE (An leartog). AKA and see "Lark in the Clear Air (1)," "White Breasted Boy (The)." Irish, Air (3/4 time, "tenderly"). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. O'Neill's "The Skylark [2]" is a version of the well-known song "Lark in the Clear Air (1)," which itself is set to a traditional air, "Caisleán Uí Néill/O'Neill's Castle." See also the cognate melody "White Breasted Boy (The).

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 187, p. 33.

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