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Title:

Hero and Leander

Tune:`4D/4.G8G``8.E6G/2D`4G/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `4C/4.F8F8.D``6F/2C`4F/
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Key signature:xF
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:6 x 10 S
Bibliographic references: Dale, J. Collection III, p.129 [1795]
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., I, p.27, no.26 [1787]
Morine, C H. Maver's Scottish Melodies, I, p.96 [1865]
Napier, W. Selection, I, p.69 [1790]
Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, II, p.198 1794
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, II, p.40 1733
Related names: Dale, Joseph, 1750-1821.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Morine, C. H. (Charles Harland), 1828-1879.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Thomson, William
Versions:

Song title: Hero and Leander
First words: Heander on the Bay
References: Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, II, p.40 1733 ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M., I, p.27, no.26 [1787] ; Napier, W. Selection, I, p.69 [1790] ; Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, II, p.198 1794 ; Dale, J. Collection III, p.129 [1795] ;

Song title: I'll soon be far away
First words: The evening sun's gaen down
References: Morine, C H. Maver's Scottish Melodies, I, p.96 [1865] ;

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