Annotation:You Stole My Heart Away

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X:1 T:You Stole My Heart Away M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Cheerfully" S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 527 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin B/A/ | G2g gfe | dcB AG^F | G2g g/a/ba | g2^f g2 B/A/ | G2g gfe |dcB AG^F | G2g g/a/ba | g3 g2 || A | B>cB d<fB | A>GA FGA |B>AB G2d | gab d2a | bag fed | cdB AG^F | G2g g/a/ba | g3 g2 ||

YOU STOLE MY HEART AWAY (Do goidais mo croide leat). AKA and see "Spinning Wheel (5) (The)." Irish, Air (6/8 time, "cheerfully"). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune is not Irish, but rather an English air called "The Spinning Wheel," used for a song in Charles Coffey's ballad opera The Merry Cobbler; or, the Second Part of the Devil to Pay (London, 1735), also printed by James S. Aird in his Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II (1785).

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 527, p. 91.

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