Black Haired Darling (2) (The)

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 Theme code Index    51H3bH3bH 7b3bH7b1
 Also known as    Cean Dubh Delish
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 454, p. 79
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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F>GF cAc|d>ef fed|c<AF G<AG|F

DD D2E|FGA Ac=B|c>CC CDE|FGA Ad^c| d>DE F2G|A>GA f2d|c<AF G<AG|F<DD D2:|| </abc>

BLACK HAIRED DARLING [2], THE. Irish, Air (6/8 time, "spirited"). D Minor/Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A minor key version of one of the several airs that goes by the titles "Black Haired Darling," "Black Headed Dearie" or "Ceann Dubh Dilis" (and variant spellings).

Printed source: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903/1979; No. 454, p. 79.