Bionn domhain na farraige - The Seas are deep

Forde obtained this music from a manuscript book lent to him by MacDowell and bearing the name and date, 'James Murdoch, Craigarogan, Jan 1820. Pigot copied the tune into C, i, p.631 also marking it Carolan. The correctness of the attribution is very doubtful indeed.

Song Notations

Notations are courtesy of Carolan, the Life and Times of an Irish Harper by Dónal O'Sullivan v 1 p 276 Celtic Music Edition 1983.

Courtesy of Vivian and Jack Hennessey, IrishPage.com, 2005.
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