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 Theme code Index    5L7L43 5L257L
 Also known as    Osgail an dorus go ciuin ó, She is far from the land, Swift Fly the Hours
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Edward Bunting
 Book/Manuscript title    A General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1786
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   ()   


Open the Door Softly: Annotations


X:1
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T:Open the Door Softly
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:Bunting – General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland (1796, No. 15)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
"Spirito".D.D.E .F.A.B|(=cd).c B2 D|(DFA) (ABc)|{c}(d3 F2)d|
(dB)d =c.B.A|(GF).G .A2B|(AF).D .D.E.F|E3 D2d|
(dB).d .=c.B.A|(GF).G A2B|(AF).D .D.E.F|[C3E3]D3||
X:1
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T:Open the Door Softly
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 59, pp. 24-25)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Dmix
"Spirto".D.D.E .F.A.B|(=cd).c B2D|(DFA) (ABc)|{c}(d3 F2)d|
(dB)d =c.B.A|(GF).G A2B|(AF).D .D.E.F|[C3E3] D2d|
(dB).d =.c.B.A|(GF).G A2B|(AF).D .D.E.F|[C3E3] D3||
X:1
%
T:Open the Door Softly
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 334
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
"Tenderly"DDE FAB|=c>dc BDD|DFA ABc|d3F3|
dBd cBA|GFG A2B|AFD DEF|E3 D2d|
dBd cBA|GFG ABB|AFD DEF|E3 D3||
X:1
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T:She is far from the land
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
N:Lyric by Thomas Moore
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Eb
"Andante"EE|EEF GBc|_ded c2E/E/|EGB Bcd|e3 G2e|
ece _dcB|(AG)A B2 c/c/|BGE EFG|F3 E2z:|
E|EEF GBc|(_de)d c2E/E/|EGB (Bc)d|e3 G2e|
ece _dcB|AGA B2c/c/|(BG)E EFG|F6|E3z z2||
X:1
%
T:O turn away those cruel eyes
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:Thomson - Scots Musical Museum (1803, Song 584, p. 604)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
D|D2E (FA)B|(=cd)c B2A|(DF)A (AB)c|d3 F2E|
D2E (FA)B|(=cd)c B2A|(DF)A (AB)^c|d3 A2||
z|dBd (=cB)A|(GF)G A2B|(AF)D (DE)F|E3D2d|
(dB)d (=cB)A|(GF)G A2B|(AF)D (DE)F|E3D2||

Open the Door Softly: Annotations