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I SAW THY FORM {IN YOUTHFUL PRIME} (Connairc Me Do Dealb). AKA and see "Domhnall," "Dónall Ó Grae," "Donnel O’Graedh." Irish, Air (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Sir Thomas Moore [1] (1779-1852) set his song "I saw thy form in youthful prime" to a traditional air, "Dónall Ó Grae."

Thomas Moore



Source for notated version: "From (Sir Thomas) Moore."

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 127, p. 23. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3), 1927; No. 56, p. 16.

Recorded sources:




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