Bonny Cuckoo (The)

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Bonny Cuckoo (The)

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  1H3H 63 52H 3H1H
 Also known as    Chuaichin Mhaiseach (An), Sheebeg Sheemore, Sí Bheag Sí Mohr, Hills of Habersham, Pretty Cuckoo (The), Young Cuckoo (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4, 6/8
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    John and William Neale
 Book/Manuscript title    Celebrated Irish Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 14
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1726
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations

X:1
T:Bonny Cuckoo, The
M:6/8
L:1/8
B:Bunting (1840)
K:D
A|d>ef fed|B2A F2A|A>Bd e2d|f2e d2f|
B2e A2B|F2 E/D/ E2A|ABd e>de f2e d2||
X:1
T:Bonny Cuckoo, The
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 19, p. 7)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Bb
"Cheerful and tenderly"F|(B>cd) (dc)B|(G2F D2)F|F>G.B c2 (B/c/)|(d3c B2)d|
G2c F2B|(.D>.C.B,) .C2.F|.F>.G.B .c2 (B/c/)|.d2.c.B2||

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