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Title:

How long and dreary is the night

Tune:`8E/8.E``6E4EE/8E6DC`4.B8B/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `8C/8.C``6C4CC/8C`6BA4.G8G/
Listen:MP3
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:3 x 6 S
Bibliographic references: Johnson, J. Scots M.M. II, p.183, no.175, [1788]
Napier, W. Selection II, p.68, [1792]
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel VI, p.70, [1824]
Urbani, P. Sel. Coll. V, p.23, [1804]
Related names: Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Urbani, P.
Versions:

Song title: How long and dreary is the night
First words: Beneath a beech's grateful shade
References: Urbani, P. Sel. Coll. V, p.23, [1804] ;

Song title: How long and dreary is the night
First words: How long and dreary is the night
References: Johnson, J. Scots M.M. II, p.183, no.175, [1788] ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M. II, p.183, no.175, [1788] ; Napier, W. Selection II, p.68, [1792] ; Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel VI, p.70, [1824] ;

Song title: How long and dreary is the night
First words: Look where my dear Hamilla smiles
References: Urbani, P. Sel. Coll. V, p.23, [1804] ;

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