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Thread #5729   Message #3544285
Posted By: Jim Dixon
01-Aug-13 - 09:52 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Gentle Maiden
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Gentle Maiden
See Songs of the Four Nations: A Collection of Old Songs of the People of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.... edited by Harold Boulton [Sir Harold Edwin Boulton (bart.)], (London: J. B. Cramer & Co., 1893), page 200ff.

A musical score is given there for piano and one voice.

Credits given there are:

"English words by Harold Boulton
Irish translation by Dr. Douglas Hyde" [but the Irish is not given]

"Old Irish Air.
Arranged by Arthur Somervell"