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Tune ID#2107 (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 JV (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 Wynne's / Martin Wynne's Reel / Martin Wynne's No. 2 / Martin Wynne's No. 1 / Martin Wynne's No.1 / Martin Wynne's No. 1 Reel / Martin Wynne's No 1 / Martin Wynn's #1 (2nd in set Martin Wynne's on ApW) (composed by Martin Wynne)

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
~19612.10#2
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
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~196937#1
[McDoB] The McDonaghs of Ballinafad and Friends Play Traditional Music of Sligo. Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle).
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~19764#1
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
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19773#4
[BB 3] The Bothy Band. Out of the Wind into the Sun. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Kevin Burke (fiddle), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, keyboards), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán, synthesizer), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (guitar).
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197710#4
[BB 5] The Bothy Band. The Best of the Bothy Band.
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~19771#1
[FG 1] Frankie Gavin and Alec Finn. Frankie Gavin and Alec Finn. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, whistle), Alec Finn (bouzouki).
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197816#4
[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).
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~19782.18#4
[GL20] Green Linnet Records. The Twentieth Anniversary Collection. Bothy Band.
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~19815#3
[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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~198613#1
[CmA 1] The Coleman Archive Vol. 1: The Living Tradition. Martin Wynne (fiddle).
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199218#1
[JRyan] Joe Ryan. An Buachaill Dreoite. Joe Ryan (fiddle).
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~19974#1
[TMcCrthy] Tommy McCarthy. Sporting Nell. Tommy McCarthy (concertina, pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
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~199919#1
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Philip Duffy (fiddle), with Kevin Brehony (piano).
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~200212#2
[BCw 1] Brian Conway. First through the Gate. Brian Conway (fiddle). For this tune: with Pat Mangan (fiddle).
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20093#1
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. Colm Healy, Eric Healy, Kieran Hehir, Seanie McGrath.
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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 #39 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book. [available]
As reel #141 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As tune #53 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes. [available]
On page 67 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As reel #196 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
In [L] Alan's private loose music.
As tune #151 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): 1961