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Tune ID#1955 (Torn Jacket)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Torn Jacket about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording COC (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):
Torn Jacket, The / Torn Jacket / Connie O'Connell's (as 3rd tune in The London Set on JK 3) (composed by Connie O'Connell)

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
~19919#2
[TKn] Tommy Keane. The Piper's Apron. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
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~19959#2
[KC 1] Kevin Crawford. 'D' Flute Album. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán). For this tune: (flute).
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~19959#2
[MMR 1] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Dangerous Reel. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, pipes), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle). For this tune: (fiddle).
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19962#2
[SC] Gerry Harrington, Eoghan O'Sullivan, Paul de Grae. The Smoky Chimney. Gerry Harrington (fiddle), Eoghan O'Sullivan (accordion, flute), Paul de Grae (guitar).
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~199610#3
[JK 3] James Kelly. Traditional Irish Music. James Kelly (fiddle). For this tune: with Paddy Keenan (pipes).
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200014#3
[MnMcG] Manus McGuire. Saffron and Blue. Manus McGuire (fiddle).
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~20009#2
[COC] Connie O'Connell. Ceol Cill na Martra (Music from Cill Na Martra). Connie O'Connell (fiddle). For this tune: with Eibhlín (flute).
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~20022.10#2
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Anthony Quigney (flute).
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200713#2
[AbsIr] Absolutely Irish. Mike Rafferty (flute), Billy McComiskey (accordion).
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201110#1
[IFMCK] Connie O'Connell. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. Connie O'Connell (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.
As reel #448 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As tune #124 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. [available]
On page 125 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. [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): 1991