Sheet Music: Y Deryn Pur

TitleY Deryn Pur
Alternate titlesO Gentle Dove
O Gentle Bird
The Dear Dove
The Sincere Bird
ComposerTraditional Welsh
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
Time signature3/4
Tempo44 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2014-05-06
Last updated2014-05-06
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Celtic Music, Slow airs, Traditional/Folk


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Tuesday 6 May 2014

Tune of the Day: Y Deryn Pur

Traditional Welsh slow air

The title of this traditional Welsh tune is usually translated as “O Gentle Dove”, even if a more literal translation would probably be “The Pure Bird”.

O gentle dove with wings so blue
Fly quickly to my lady
And take to her a message true
While in her garden shady
Go to her and say I love her

Thanks to Ronald for suggesting this tune!