Clocán binn benar i n-aidchi gaíthe ba ferr lim dul ina dáil indás i n-dáil mná baíthe.
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Manuscript source: Trinity College, Dublin: MS. 1308 (H. 2. 12, no. 8): page 13b line 13. Source used by translators is: Irische Texte mit Übersetzungen und Wörterbuch, Dritte Serie, 1. Heft, journal article by Rudolf Thurneysen, ed. by Whitley Stokes and Ernst Windisch. Leipzig, S. Hirzel, 1891, page 16, example no. 40.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author ( 12th century )  [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
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Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in English, a translation by Howard Mumford Jones (1892 - 1980) , appears in The Romanesque Lyric: Studies in its Background and Development from Petronius to the Cambridge Songs 50-1050, first published 1928, copyright © FRE ; composed by Samuel Barber.
Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Kuno Meyer) , "The church bell in the night"
Researcher for this text: Melanie Trumbull
This text was added to the website: 2016-08-15
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