“The Mourne Shore” / “An Traigh Mughdhorna” / “Down By the Sally Gardens” ~ in 3/4
This is trying to make amends for not taking folks to "The Big Whistle Weekend" this weekend in Bury. Sorry gang, maybe next year. This is especially for Sarah, though she’s more familiar with this one in 4/4, which you’ll find here:
Key signature: D Major
Submitted on January 10th 2003 by lazyhound.
I have suspicions I first learned this as a waltz in the land of the North, Ulster… Whether 4/4 or 3/4, it is a lovely air, including as a waltz to dance to and shmaltz up… 😎
Down By the Sally Gardens
This sounds just like the song Down By the Sally Gardens.
That’s because it is a version of the tune that was used for the poem: