Deirdre's Lament for the Sons of Usneach

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 Theme code Index    331 5L11
 Also known as    Deirdre's Farewell to Scotland, Lamentation of Deirdre for the Sons of Usneach
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:O'Farrell
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Pocket Companion vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 37
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1808
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Deidre’s Lamentation for the Sons of Usnoth M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:”Very Slow” B:Smollet Holden - Collection of favourite Irish Airs (London, c. 1841; p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GA|B3A GE|D>E G2 GA/B/|c3 c BG|AGEDEG|A4:| |:Bc|d2 ge dB|AG/E/ {E}D2 DE|G>AGE DE|G>ABG TA2|G4:|]

X: 2 T:The Lamentation of Dierdre for the Sons of Usnach T:Dierdre's Lament T:Neaill ghubh a Dheirde M:3/4 L:1/4 Q:96 C:Unknown S:The Ancient Music of Ireland, Edward Bunting 1840, pp. 83 ff R:Air O:Traditional A:Ireland B:Ancient Music of Ireland by Bunting 1840 H:A Very Old Air K:G (.G .D) (E3/4A/4) | (.G.G.G) | (.c .B)(A3/4G/4)| (.B .A)(B3/4A/4)|! (.c .B)(B3/4A/4)|.A (G3/4E/4) .G|(.G .G) G3/4B/4|(.A .A) G3/4E/4|! (.G.D) (E3/4A/4) | (.G.G.G)| (.c .B) A3/4G/4| (.B .A) (c3/4D/4)|! (.c.B) (B3/4c/4)|.c (A3/4E/4) .G| (.G .G) (G3/4B/4)|(.A .A) (G3/4E/4)||

X:1 T:Deirdre's Lament M:3/4 L:1/8 S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 1019 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G GA|B3 AGE|DE G3 A/B/|c3 cBG|AGEDEG|A4 Bc|! d2 g>e dB|A/G/E D3 D/E/|G{B}AGE DE|GABG ~A2|G4||