Mary Avourneen (Barker, George Arthur)


Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice and Guitar (Dressler)

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Schissel (2011/5/30)

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Jiloxiga (2015/3/12)

Arranger William Dressler (1826–1914)
Publisher. Info. New York: William Hall & Son, 1851. Plate 1208.
Misc. Notes Alternate scan has higher resolution, but no cleanup
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For Piano (Dressler)
See: Scraps of Melody for Young Pianists by William Dressler, No. 1
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General Information

Work Title Mary Avourneen
Alternative. Title Mary! Avourneen
Composer Barker, George Arthur
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Text Incipit Mary! dear Mary! I've come back to thee
First Publication. 1851 ? – New York: William Hall and Son
Librettist Edward J. Gill (fl.1840s–50s)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

according to (!) and various other recent and older sources, "Mary! Avourneen" was written to music by George Arthur Barker and a text by Edward J. Gill.