Sheet Music: The Gentle Maiden

TitleThe Gentle Maiden
Alternate titlesThe Child of Dreamland
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
Time signature3/4
Tempo52 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2010-07-16
Last updated2010-07-16
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Celtic Music, Traditional/Folk


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Friday 16 July 2010

Tune of the Day: The Gentle Maiden

Traditional Irish tune

Also known as “The Child of Dreamland”, this Irish folk tune was probably composed in the mid-1800s. It was first notated in 1839 by Ed Bunting, who first heard it from a Miss Murphy of Dublin.

This melody was included in James Galway and Phil Coulter's 1997 album Legends, which featured many best-loved Celtic melodies.