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X:1 T:Sligo Air M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:"Slow with expression" B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 55, no. 318 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G dA|B>A (.G.A.B.G)|E2 D2 ((3D>EG)|A2 A(B/c/) BG|B2 A2 dA| B>A (.G.A.B.>G)|E2 D2 ((3D>EG)|A2 Ac(B{d}c)|{B}A2 G2|| GE|D2 E2 (G/A/)(B/c/)|d3 edc|B2 A2 ((3~G>AB)|A4 dA| B>A GA {c}B{A}G|E2 D2 (A/B/)(c/d/)|A3 cB{d}c|{B}A2 HG2|]



SLIGO AIR (Fonn Sligaig). Irish, Air (3/4 time, "slow and expressive"). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was originally collected in Rathcarrick, County Sligo, by collector George Petrie (1789-1866).

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 318, p. 55. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection of Petrie's Irish Music), 1905; No. 206 (appears as untitled air).

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