Sadness of Life (The)

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 Theme code Index    11H65 153b2
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    J. Scott Skinner
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    3 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    J. Scott Skinner
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Harp and Claymore Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 11
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1904
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 % T:Sadness of Life, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air – “Pastoral” Q:"Eerie and hopeless" S:Skinner – Harp and Claymore (1904) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Cmin G, | C2 (cG) (A{B/A/}G/F/) {F}G2 | C2 (GF) (E{F/E/}D/C/) (DG,) | (C2 c)G (A{B/A/}G/F/) GE | (F/D/A/F/ D/=B,/G,/G/) ({G}C2C) :| g | (c'/g/e/f/ g/e/c/d/) (e/c/G/=B/ c/G/E/F/) | (G/E/C/=B,/ C/E/G/C/ ) =B,/D/G/=B/ d/g/=b/d'/ | (c'/g/e/f/ g/e/c/d/) (e/d/G/=B/ c/G/E/C/) | (F/D/A/F/ D/=B,/G,/G/) ({G}C2 C)g | (c'/g/e/f/ g/e/c/d/) (e/c/G/=B/ c/G/E/F/) | (G/E/C/=B,/ C/E/G/C/ ) (=B,/D/G/[A,/A/] G/F/E/D/) | (C/D/E/C/ F/D/G/E/) (A/F/=B/G/ c/G/E/C/) | (F/D/A/F/ D/=B,/G,/G/) ({G}C2C) ||