Annotation:You Never Saw Rosey

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X:1 T:You Never Saw Rosey M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No.246 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G/>A/B/c/ | d3f g2 | fd3 B>G | {G/A/B/}A4 G2 | G6 | .d2 .d2 ga | b2a2 gf |d2 gf d>{f}e | d4 c/d/e/f/ | a2g2 fe | c f2 dBG | {G/A/B/}A4 G2 | G4 ||

YOU NEVER SAW ROSEY (Ni faiceas Roisin a riam). Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Paul de Grae finds O'Neill's air to be a verson of collector George Petrie's "B'fhuiris Domh Aithne Nach Bhfaca Tú Róise Riamh/'Tis easily known that you never saw Rosy,"

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 246, p. 42. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 1200, p. 303.

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