When the Cock Crows it is Day (1)

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WHEN THE COCK CROWS IT IS DAY [1] (Air glaodac an coileaig ata se la). Irish, Air (6/8 time, "boldly"). G Minor (O’Neill); F Minor (Stanford/Petrie); B Minor (O’Farrell). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O’Neill, Stanford-Petrie); AABBCCDD (O’Farrell).

Source for notated version: “From O’Neill’s collection” (1787) [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: O’Farrell (National Irish Music for the Union Pipes), 1804; pp. 20-21. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 583, p. 102. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 478, p. 121.

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