My Gentle Harp

DESCRIPTION: "My gentle harp, once more I waken The sweetness of thy slumb'ring strain. In tears our last farewell was taken, And now in tears we meet again." The wreathes in which he dresses her are "half flowers, half chains."
AUTHOR: Words: Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (Fireside Book)
KEYWORDS: music nonballad reunion
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fireside, p. 88, "My Gentle Harp (A Londonderry Air)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #V19511
cf. "Danny Boy (The Londonderry Air)" (tune) and references there
File: Fire088

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