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Tune ID#2873 (Hughie Travers')

Transcription of first 2 bars of Hughie Travers' about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MM 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel16ABA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Hughie Travers' / Travers' / Traver's / Traver's No. 2 (2nd in set Travers' Reels on MM 1; 2nd in set The Chorus Reels on Srnd) (also doubled)

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
~197612#2
[MM 1] Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
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~20068#2
[Srnd] Mick McAuley and Winifred Horan. Serenade. Mick McAuley (accordion, vocals, whistle, bodhrán, keyboards, percussion, guitar), Winifred Horan (fiddle, vocals).
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~20071#1
[Chlr 3] Chulrua. The Singing Kettle. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Patrick Ourceau (fiddle), Pat Egan (guitar, vocals).
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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 #33 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book. [available]
As reel #617 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As reel #372 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1976