Light of Other Days (The)

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 Theme code Index    5L5L31 6L6L5L1
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Michael Balfe
 Region    England, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 496, p. 87
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
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X:1 T:Light of other days, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 230) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G|G3c edcB|A4 G2 c>d|e2 e>f g2 d>e|c2 z2z2 zG|G3c edcB| A4 G2 c>d|e2 e>f g2 de|c2 z2z2c2|f3c cBcd|e4 c3c| c3c d3d|!fermata!d4 z2 GG|G3c ecB|A4 G2 c>d|e2 e>f g2 d>e| f6 g>f|e3 d cBcd|e4 (3ede (3fga|(agBc) ed!fermata!f>e|c4||

X:214 T:The Light of Other Days O:No 214 Page 105 William Clarke of Feltwell Z:Transcribed by David Dolby 2010 M:4/4 L:1/8 N:This is an Irish tune (and song?)composed by Michael Balfe (1808-1870). N:In bar 20 between the 1st and 2nd notes are the letters Sg - assumed to be N:short for "Segue". Is this part to the end played between verses? N:Below bar 20 is the instruction "dolce". K:D AA|A3d fedc|B4A2(d>e)|f2(f>g)a2e>f|d2z2z2A2|A3d fedc|B4A2(d>e)| f2f>ga2(e>f)|d2z2z2d2|g3d dcde|f4d3d|d3de3e|He6AA| A3d fedc|B4A2(d>e)|f2f>ga2e>f|g6ag|f3e dcde|(f4(3fef) ((3gab)| (b2b/a/)(c/d/) (f/e/Hg2)f|d3"segue""Dolce"(d fedc)|B4A2(d>e)|f2(f.g)a2e.f|d2d2d2:|

X:1 T:Light of Other Days, The M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 496 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb F2|F3B dcBA|G4 F2 B>c|d2 d>e f2 c>d|B6 z2|| B|e3B BABc|d4 B3B|B3B c3c|d6 z|| F|F3B edBA|G4 F2 B>c|d2 d>e f2 c>d|e6 fe| d3c BABc|(d4 d)cd efg|g2 g/f/A/B/ d/c/ e2d|B6 z2 z||