Sheet Music: When I Parted

TitleWhen I Parted
Alternate titlesLark in the Morning
The Trip to Sligo
Road to Sligo
Daugherty's Jig
ComposerTraditional Scottish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyE minor
RangeD4–B5
Time signature6/8
Tempo92 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2021-04-16
Last updated2021-04-16
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Categories
Celtic Music, Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Friday 16 April 2021

Tune of the Day: When I Parted

Traditional Scottish jig

This tune is popular in Irish tradition under the names “The Trip to Sligo” and, sometimes, “Lark in the Morning” (but it shall not be confused with another popular jig also called “Lark in the Morning”). However, it is believed to be a composition of Scottish fiddler John Anderson (1737–1808) who published it, as “When I Parted”, in his circa-1790 A Collection of New Highland Strathspey Reels For the Violin or German Flute.