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Tune ID#1888 (Templehouse)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Templehouse about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording GD (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel16ABE Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Templehouse, The / Temple House / The Temple House Reel / The Tipsy House / Fowling Piece / The Fowling Piece / The Pretty Maids of Bulgaden / The Pretty Girls of Bulgaden / The Evergreen Lasses / Evergreen Lasses / The Evergreen / Mother Carey / The Rising of the Lark (also doubled) (compare as jig #1887 and compare 1st part with 1st part of #3274)

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
193113#2
[IDM 2] Past Masters of Irish Dance Music. Ballinakill Traditional Dance Players.
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193117#2
[GD] From Galway to Dublin. Early Recordings of Traditional Irish Music. The Ballinakill Ceilidhe Band.
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~19568#1
[Rnys] The Raineys. The Raineys. Paddy Rainey (fiddle), Stephen Rainey (fiddle), Bridie 'Biddy' Rainey (vocals). For this tune: Paddy Rainey (fiddle).
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~19571.11#2
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
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~19672#1
[WC 1] Willie Clancy. The Minstrel from Clare. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (whistle).
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~19698#1
[McDoB] The McDonaghs of Ballinafad and Friends Play Traditional Music of Sligo. Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle).
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~197611#1
[MM 1] Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy (flute). For this tune: (Bb flute).
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19851#2
[Kn] Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon. In Knocknagree. Noel Hill (concertina), Tony MacMahon (accordion).
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19867#2
[TJC] Frankie Gavin and Paul Brock. Ómós do Joe Cooley. A Tribute to Joe Cooley. Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paul Brock (accordion).
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~199312#2
[CKeane 1] Conor Keane. Cooley's House. Conor Keane (accordion).
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19997#3
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Joe Ryan (fiddle).
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~20026#1
[BRny 2] Brian Rooney. Leitrim to London. Brian Rooney (fiddle, accordion).
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~200412#1
[TTItself] Maeve Donnelly and Peadar O'Loughlin. The Thing Itself. Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Peadar O'Loughlin (flute).
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~201011#3
[CYHCIt] Catherine McEvoy, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. Comb Your Hair and Curl It. Catherine McEvoy (flute), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
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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 #1230 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #505 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 134 of [IMM] Francis O'Neill. Irish Minstrels and Musicians. [available]
As tune #70 in [D&M] Arthur Warren Darley and Patrick Joseph McCall. The Darley and McCall Collection of Traditional Irish Music. [available]
As tune #166 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #65 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler." [available]
On page 101 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
On page 105 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [available]
On page 245 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [available]
As reel #332 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #152 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. [available]
As tune #120 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): 1903