Sheet Music: The Dawning of the Day

TitleThe Dawning of the Day
Alternate titlesThe Golden Star
The Bright Dawn of Day
The Enchanted Glen
ComposerThomas Connellan (1640–1698)
Also attributed toTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeD4–B5
Time signature4/4
Tempo56 BPM
Performance time1:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2020-07-22
Last updated2020-07-22
Download popularity index☆☆☆☆☆ 6.0 (very popular)
Categories
Celtic Music, Slow airs, Traditional/Folk

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Wednesday 22 July 2020

Tune of the Day: The Dawning of the Day

Traditional Irish air

This air, one of a supposed seven or eight hundred, is reputed to have been composed by Thomas Connellan, a 17th-century harper from County Sligo, Ireland who spent considerable time in Scotland. It is often confused with the other popular Irish air of the same name, which it predates.