||London: Falkner's Opera Music Warehouse, n.d.
This Song is selected, by the permission of Lord Byron, from the Poems subjoined to his Lordship's "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" page 212. It is there stated to be a translation of a Romaic Song, which "is a great favorite with the young girls of Athens, of all classes. The Air is plaintive & pretty." With great condescension his Lordship presented me the original melody which he brought with him from Albania & though I have taken the liberty of making a few variations, I venture to hope that the character of the original air is sufficiently preserved to entitle it to that commendation which his Lordship has above assigned to it.