Fair-haired Child, The


Key: F

Form: Air

ABC

X:1
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T:Fair-Haired Child [3], The
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:Bunting - A General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland (1796, No. 13, p. 7)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Dmin
"Slow"(3A/B/c/|d2 (e/d/) ^cde|f>gf e2A|(BAG) (FGA)|~c>(de/c/) A2 (3A/B/^c/|
d2 e/d/ (^cd).e|(f>gf e2) F/G/|.A.F.A .G.F.E|(D3 D2)||
D(F/G/A/=B/) cA(A|=B)G(G c).A.A|D(F/G/A/=B/) cA(e|f)dg/f/ {f}[^c2e2]d|
{d}(cAF) (GF)[^CE]|D3-[A,3D3]|D(F/G/A/=B/) c(A/B/c/A/)|.=B(G/A/B/G/) .c(A/B/c/A/)|
(DF/G/A/=B/) (cA)[Ae]-|[Af]d/a/g/f/ {f}[^c2e2]d|c(B/A/)(G/F/) [EG]-[DF]E|D3-D2||

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Sheet Music in PDF: Fair Haired Child

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Region: Ireland

Notes: The title is variously spelled “The Fairhaired Child” or “The Fair Haired Child”.  Also there appear to be at least two quite different tunes with similar names.