Gentle Maiden (The)

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Gentle Maiden (The)

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 Theme code Index   17L56 526L6L
 Also known as    Bare-Headed Poor Old Man (The), Is Fada Annso Me, It is my deep sorrow, Long Am I Here, Men of the West (2), Owen Coir, When the South Wind Blows
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Waltz/Valse/Vals
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    
 Structure    AB, AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Edward Bunting
 Book/Manuscript title    Ancient Music of Ireland
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 148, p. 108
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1840
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 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Gentle Maiden (The): Annotations


X:1
%
T:Gentle Maiden, The
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Very ancient, author and date unknown.” 
B:Bunting – Ancient Music of Ireland (1840, No. 148, p. 108)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Eb
P:Very Slow and with great Expression
D|(E>F).E (D>C).B,|B3 (c>d).e|(B>A).G (.F2.E|.C3)-C2 .D|
(E>F).E (DC).B,|B3 (c>d).e|(B>A).G TF2(.E|.E3)-E2:|
|:.B|(B>c).d (.e2.e|.e3) (e>d).c|(B>A).G {G}F2E|(C3 C2).D|
(E>F).E (DC).B,|B3 (c>d).e|(B>A).G T(.F2.E|E3)-E2:|]
X:1
%
T:Gentle Maiden, The
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 54, p. 22)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Eb
D|(E>F).E (D>C).B,|B3 (c>d).e|(B>A)G (.F2.E)|(C3C2).D|
(E>F).E (DC).B,|B3 (cd).e|(B>A).G TF2(.E|E3)-E2:|
|:B|(B>c)d e3e |e3 (e>d).c|(B>A).G {G}F2E|(C3 .C2) .D|
(E>F).E (DC).B,|B3 (c>d)e|(B>A).G T(.F2.E|E3)-E2:|]
X:1
%
T:Gentle Maiden, The
R:waltz
M:6/8
L:1/8
Q:70
K:G
|:F|GAG FED|d2d efg|dcB A2G|E3-E2 F|
GAG FED|d2d efg|dcB A2 {BA}G|G3-G2::
d|def g2g|g3 gfe|dcB {c}A2G|E3-E2 A|
GAG FED|d2d efg|dcB A2{B}{A}G|G3-G2:||

Gentle Maiden (The): Annotations