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X:1 T:Skylark [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Pat. Dunne manuscript Z:Paul Kinder K:G A/2B/2|cAA eAA|dBG GAB|cAA eAA|dBG A2 B| cAA ece|dcd GBd|f/2g/2af gfe|dBG A2:| |:B|def g2 f|edc Bcd|efg aga|bgg e2 f| gfa gfe|dcd Bcd|cBc age|dBG A2:||

SKYLARK [3], THE. AKA and see "Hearty Boys of Ballymote," “Jackson's Maid at the Fair (2)," "Jig (110)," "Julia's Favorite.” Irish, Jig (6/8 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Fr. John Quinn finds Elias Howe's "Julia's Favorite" to be a cognate melody, as well as "Hearty Boys of Ballymote." A version, cognate in the first strain and similar in the second, can be found in Rev. Patrick MacDonald's Collection of Highland Vocal Airs (1784, No. 6, p. 33--See "Jig (110)") as an untitled North Highland jig.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the Pat Dunne manuscript [O’Neill].

Printed sources : - Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 125 (appears as “Unknown”). O’Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 174.

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