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Tune ID#2259 (Eddie Moloney's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Eddie Moloney'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 FG 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel24ABCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Eddie Moloney's / Eddie Maloney's / The Kinvara Reel / The Kinvara (2nd in Seit Eddie Moloney / Eddie Moloney's Set on FG 2)

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
19831#2
[FG 2] Frankie Gavin. Croch Suas É. Up and Away. Frankie Gavin (flute, fiddle, whistle, accordion). For this tune: (flute).
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~199311#4
[MB 2] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin 2. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (E whistle).
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~199810#2
[MMR 2] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Old Fireside Music. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes), Mary Rafferty (accordion, whistle). For this tune: Mike (flute), Mary (accordion).
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~200713#1
[Chlr 3] Chulrua. The Singing Kettle. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Patrick Ourceau (fiddle), Pat Egan (guitar, vocals).
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~20099#2
[LmKlly] Liam Kelly. Sweetwood. Liam Kelly (flute, whistle). For this tune: (Eb flute).
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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 #219 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.
As reel #773 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As tune #152 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): 1960