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Down by the Salley Gardens

composer
traditional Irish air 'The Maid of Mourne Shore'
arranger
author of text

 
In this Irish song, the words are by William Butler Yeats, celebrated Dublin-born writer and winner of the 1923 Nobel Prize for literature. The verses come from his 1889 collection Crossways, and the music is an arrangement by Herbert Hughes of a traditional Irish air, ‘The Maid of Mourne Shore’.

from notes by Andrew Lamb 2003

Recordings

More songs my father taught me
CDA67374

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Track 23 on CDA67374 [2'03]

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