Braes o' Ballochmyle, The

DESCRIPTION: In winter Maria sang "Fareweel the braes o' Ballochmyle." While the birds, silent now, will sing again in spring, she won't be here to hear them.
AUTHOR: Robert Burns
EARLIEST DATE: 1803 (Scots Musical Museum)
KEYWORDS: farewell nonballad bird
REFERENCES (2 citations):
ADDITIONAL: James Kinsley, editor, Burns: Complete Poems and Songs (shorter edition, Oxford, 1969) #96, pp. 96-97, "The Braes o' Ballochmyle" (1 text, 1 tune, from before 1796)
James Johnson, Editor, _The Scots Musical Museum_ [1853 edition], volume III, #276, p. 285, "The Braes o' Ballochmyle" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST BrdBrBal (Partial)
Roud #6168
LOCSheet, sm1852 501500, "The Braes o' Ballochmyle," Sarles and Adey (Springfield), 1852 (tune)
cf. "The Lass o' Ballochmyle" (form, rhyme and reference to "The Braes o' Ballochmyle") and references there
File: BrdBrBal

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