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Tune ID#2940 (Last Rose of Summer)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Last Rose of Summer, The / The Groves of Blarney (composed by Thomas Moore)
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Year
Recorded
Track
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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
192515#2
[OTPR] Oldtime Records. Vol. 3. Piping Rarities. Shaun O'Nolan (pipes).
~19956#1
[RT 1] Reeltime. Reeltime. Máirin Fahy (fiddle, vocals), Éilís Egan (accordion), Chris Kelly (guitar), Benny Hayes (piano, keyboards, ukelele, vocals). For this tune: Mairín (vocals).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

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Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms
OTPR

Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #42 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]

If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1925