Araby's Daughter (Kiallmark, George)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Firth & Hall, n.d.(ca.1832-4).
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Work Title Araby's Daughter
Alternative. Title (The Old Oaken Bucket)
Composer Kiallmark, George
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGK 3
Key B-flat major
Text Incipit Farewell, farewell to thee, Araby's daughter
First Publication. 1822
Librettist Thomas Moore, from Lalla Rookh (1817)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano

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The melody of this song became famous under its later guise as a setting of Samuel Woodworth's 1817 poem "The Old Oaken Bucket". That arrangement probably first appeared in The Amateur's Song Book, 1843, p.157. (Also in White's Boston Melodeon, 1846, p.80)