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Thread #77129   Message #2723096
Posted By: GUEST,julia
13-Sep-09 - 10:23 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Castle of Dromore
Subject: RE: Origins: Castle of Dromore
The tune, which is "my wife is sick and like to die", appears in Edward Buntings collection of harp tunes made in the late 18th, early 19th c. He collected from harpers who had learned the music through the oral tradition. he notes that it is "ancient"

best- Julia