Beautiful Mary McKeon

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 Theme code Index    1513 7L3L5L1
 Also known as    Dance by the Old Sally Tree (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    IRELAND(Ulster)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 434, p. 76
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BEAUTIFUL MARY/MOLLY McKEON. AKA - "The Dance by the Old Sally Tree." Irish, Air (6/8 time, "gaily"). Ireland, County Derry. A Major (O'Neill): A Minor (Stanford/Petrie). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903/1979; No. 434, p. 76. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 325, p. 82.