O'Neill - Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 27

O'Neill - Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 27
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O'Neill, Capt. Francis
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O'Neill - Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody
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26 AIRS and SONGSThe cuckooModerato32Sarsfie1c1LAn da mte 8O8ten uto _________ I i i rMiss : :Au?Y RayLamentationThe Hiber ia,m Muse, Lo do 1787LI- -&-- IThis Lamentation published in The Hibernian Mn8e, London 1787 derives its importance from the historical promm-ene of General Sarsfield as the IrishComniander at the Seige of Limerick. That circumstance obviously accounts for itsbeing confounded in later times wijhLimerick Lamentation! This composition bears no re emblance except in nameto the Lamentfor Sarsuield. No.4 3, 0Neill Mithic of Ireland, C /iica o, 1903.The Dark - eyed Gips r.Jie je BanFra cjscoAitho suggestive of an English origin, The Dark-eyed Gipsywas the name of a popular song in Tipperary,Mr. Realeys native county.34AIRS and SONGSCnoic Uisiiacli(Hill of Usnach)27- P.J.O Doriohue.San Francisco.31I II I.I t IEP1 I I :11. J 1. - I I . JrI am informed by our liberal contributor Mr. Francis E .Walsh of San Francisco, that variants of the above airare known to several of his musical acquaintances but by different names, such asKnuck Usnach Gathering;Knuck Costhnach; The Coming of Lugh; and The Poor Mans Friend? Mr. dDonohUe whose setting ispresented insists that it is t e true air of Willy Reilly the old time favorite of an earlier generation. The mel-ody is the real thing however.Molly of LoilghErnie ShoreII L P33)VThiteside Mss.II.1 Some fifty years ago I heard a ballad sung to this air by a young lady bailing from rooklyn,N.Y. it recitedthe fascinations of A Gay Young Firema ii of that city. The strain, un staka Y of h oi in di pla) markedindividuality.
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