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Tune ID#1363 (Martin Mulhaire's #9)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Martin Mulhaire's #9 about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording GFA (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Martin Mulhaire's #9 / Martin Mulhaire's No. 9 / Mulhaire's No. 9 / Ríl Uimh. 9 Uí Mhaoilchéire / Mulhaire's #9 / Mulhaires #9 / Mulhaire's / Ciaran O' Reilly / Noreen's / Mick Flatley's Delight (3rd in set Don't Forget the Whip on KCB 5) (also in G; with high part as intro on ST ES and WFO 1) (composed by Martin Mulhaire)

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
19888#2
[GFA] The Green Fields of America. Live in Concert. Mick Moloney (banjo, mandolin, guitar, tres, vocals), Robbie O'Connell (guitar, vocals), Jimmy Keane (piano accordion, synthesizers, vocals), Eileen Ivers (fiddle), Seamus Egan (pipes, flute, whistle, bodhrán, tres).
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19913#2
[FS] Fiddle Sticks. Irish Traditional Music from Donegal. Tommy Peoples, Séamus Gibson..
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~19933#1
[WU] Martin Mulhaire, Séamus Connolly, Jack Coen. Warming Up. Martin Mulhaire (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle), Jack Coen (flute). For this tune: Martin (accordion).
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~19965#1
[ST ES] Seamus Tansey. Easter Snow. Seamus Tansey (flute).
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~19978#3
[KCB 5] The Kilfenora Céili Band. Set on Stone. Aidan McMahon (fiddle), Anne Marie McCormack (fiddle), Anne Rynne (fiddle), Garry Shannon (flute), Anthony Quigney (flute), Conor McCarthy (accordion), John Lynch (banjo), Tim Collins (concertina), Fintan McMahon (piano), Sean Griffin (drums), Paul O'Driscoll (double bass).
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~19971.7#1
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Seamus Tansey (flute).
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~20084#1
[RossBr] Ben Lennon and Tony O'Connell. Rossinver Braes. Ben Lennon (fiddle), Tony O'Connell (concertina).
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~200910#1
[PoNY] Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, Brendan Dolan. Pride of New York. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Brian Conway (fiddle), Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Dolan (piano). For this tune: Billy McComiskey (accordion).
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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.
As tune #7 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
On page 11 of [TP] Tommy Peoples. Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes. [available]
On page 76 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As reel #230 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #219 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. [available]
As reel #32 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [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): 1974