A lush arrangement of a haunting Irish song.
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Composed by Samuel Lover in the 1840s, The Fairy Boy expresses the grief of a mother who believes her child has been stolen by malevolent fairies, leaving a sickly child to waste away in his place. It in the Dorian mode.
Late Intermediate; there are running sixteenth note passages, grace notes and harmonics. No lever changes. A Dorian (key of G); 2 pages.
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