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Tune ID#1224 (Martin Wynne's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Martin Wynne's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording CmA 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBB Minor
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Martin Wynne's / Martin Wynne's No. 1 / Martin Wynne's No 1 / Martin Wynnes Reel / The Burying Poteen / Martin Wynne's No. 2 / Martin Wynne's No 2 (1st in set Martin Wynne's on ApW)

cd Discography

Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
19759#1
[BB 1] The Bothy Band. 1975. The First Album. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Donal Lunny (bouzouki, vocals), Tríona Ni Dhomhnaill (harpsichord, bodhrán, vocals), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (guitar, vocals). For this tune: opens with Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
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19761#1
[BB 6] The Bothy Band. Live in Concert. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Peter Browne (pipes), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, clavinet), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar). For this tune: 1st time Kevin Burke (fiddle).
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~19764#2
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
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~19781#1
[CmA 1] The Coleman Archive Vol. 1: The Living Tradition. Tommy "Clogs" Gallagher (fiddle).
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~19815#2
[ApW] Brian Conway and Tony DeMarco. The Apple in Winter. Irish Music in New York. Brian Conway (fiddle), Tony DeMarco (fiddle). For this tune: Brian Conway.
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~19981.5#1
[ESL 1] An Evening in Sliabh Luachra. Volume One. A Collection of Traditional Music and Song from the Sliabh Luachra Area. Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Donal Murphy (accordion).
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~199919#2
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Philip Duffy (fiddle), with Kevin Brehony (piano).
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~200212#1
[BCw 1] Brian Conway. First through the Gate. Brian Conway (fiddle). For this tune: with Pat Mangan (fiddle).
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Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
On page 54 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [available]
As tune #17 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #49 in [LPF] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Fiddle with Armagh Pipers Club. [available]
As reel #139 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As tune #31 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes. [available]
On page 437 of [CITM] Fintan Vallely. The Companion to Irish Traditional Music. [available]
As reel #197 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #147 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. [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): 1971