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 Theme code Index    354 331
 Also known as    Dark Slender Boy, Bouchail Caol Dubh (An)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    IRELAND(Munster)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    P.W. Joyce
 Book/Manuscript title    Old Irish Folk Music and Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 102, p. 52.
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1909
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

<abc float="left"> X:1 T:Black Slender Boy [4] T:An bouchail caol dubh M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air N:"Slow and with great expression" S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) K:D DE|FG A2 GA/G/|FG/E/ F>E DD/E/|FG A>G EF|DD D2 DE| FG A2 d/>c/A/G/|FG/>E/ F>E DD/E/|F/E/F/G/ A>d c/A/G/E/|DD D2||FG| Ad/>e/ f2 ed|d/e/f/d/ e>d c/A/G/F/|GA/B/ =c2 {A}d/c/A/G/|Ad/>{f}e/ d3 d/e/| fe d>c AG|FG/>E/ F>E DD/E/|F/E/F/G/ A>d c/A/G/E/|DD D2|| </abc>

BLACK SLENDER BOY [4]. AKA and see "Dark Slender Boy." AKA - "An Bouchail Caol Dubh." Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Dr. Petrie gives three settings of this beautiful air in his Ancient Music of Ireland: all instrumental. I give here, from memory, the Munster vocal rendering--very much simpler--as I heard it from the old singers hundreds of times" (Joyce).

Printed source: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Song), 1909; No. 102, p. 52.