Dear Black Maid (The)

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 Theme code Index    355 551
 Also known as    Banshee's Cry (The), How oft has the benshee cried
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Edward Bunting
 Book/Manuscript title    General Collection of the Ancient Irish Music
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 40, p. 22
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1796
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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Dear Black Maid (The): Annotations


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T:Dear Black Maid, The
M:3/4
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Andante affetuoso”
B:Bunting - Ancient Irish Music (1796, No. 40, p. 22)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
"Andante affetuoso"G|B2d2 de|d2 (B/A/G) G2|B2d2 d/e/=f|(e>d B2) d/e/f|
g3a g2|=f2 e2 ed|B2 BA G2|A2 {A}G/E/D !fermata!DD/E/|
G2 GABG|{B}AGABcA|{A}TG>FGABG|(cA)(BG)(AE)|
G2 GA~BG|~B2 d2 !fermata!g>f|ed~cB~AG|{B}TA2 G2 !fermata![B,DG]:|]
X:1
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T:How oft has the benshee cried
M:3/4
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Larghetto”
B:Thomas Moore - Irish Melodies (1807)
N:From the 1897 edition, edited by Charles Villiers Stanford
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:F
"Larghetto"z2z2zF|A2c2 dd|cc A/G/F zF|A2c2 c/d/_e|d>c A2 (c/d/=e)|
(f3g)f2|_e>e d2-(dc)|(A3 G) F2|G2 (G/F/D/C/) !fermata!C>!fermata!D|
F2 (FG) (AF)|G>F GA BG|(F>E) (FG)(AF)|BG AF GD|
F2 (FG) (AF)|A2c2 !fermata!(f>e)|(dc)(BA) (GF)|G3F F2:|]
X:1
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T:Dear Black Maid, The
M:3/4
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Slow & with solemnity”
B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland:200 Airs (1841, No. 71, p. 36)
H:Irish-born Clinton was a flute teacher for the Royal Academy, London
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Bb
.B|(d2f2) (f{a}g)|(f3d) .B2|(d2f2) (f/g/_a)|(g3f d2)|
(b2c'2b2)|(a3g) (gf)|(d3c).B2|(c3A).F2|
.B2 (B>c) (dB)|(c>B c).c(ec)|(B>A) (Bc).d.B|(ec)(dB)(cG)|
.B2 (BcdB)|d2f2 {gf=ef} !fermata!(b>a)|(gf)(ed)(cB)|(d3c) !fermata!B||
X:1
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T:Dear Black Maid, The
M:3/4
L:1/8
R:Air
B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 2 (1858, No. 171, p. 78)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
"Andante Affetuoso"G|B2d2 de|d2 (B/A/G) G2|B2d2 d/e/=f|(e>d B2) d/e/f|
g3a g2|=f2 [c2e2] ed|B2 BA G2|A2 {A}G/E/D !fermata!DD/E/|G2 GABG|
{B}AGABcA|{A}TG>FGABG|(cG)(BG)(AE)|G2 G~ABG|
~B2 d2 !fermata!g>f|ed~cB~AG|{B}TA2G2!fermata![B,G]:|]

Dear Black Maid (The): Annotations