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Tune ID#3077 (Killimor Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Killimor Jig about these two bars
These two bars are quoted from the transcription in the book SR (details in the Bibliography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Killimor Jig, The / The Killimor / Killimor / Killimur / The Killimer Jig / Cill Íomair / The Kylemore / Port Uí Cheallaigh / Kelly's Jig (composed by Seán Ryan)

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
196022#1
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina). For this tune: with Seán Reid, Aggie White, Peter O'Loughlin, Hugh Doohan, Paddy Breen, Michael Tubridy.
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~200013#1
[EOR] Eoin Ó Riabhaigh. Tiomnacht. Handed On. Eoin Ó Riabhaigh (pipes).
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200110#2
[TrsCl] Turas Cheoil. A Musical Odyssey: A compilation of music from the traditional musicians of Toronto. Ena O'Brien (accordion), with Pat O'Gorman (flute).
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~20057#2
[CDrny 4] Chris Droney. Down from Bell Harbour. Chris Droney (concertina).
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~200810#1
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (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 tune #109 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
On page 24 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [available]
As tune #11 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.
As jig #82 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 8 of [SR] Brian Ryan. The Hidden Ireland. The First Selection of Irish Traditional Compositions of Seán Ryan. [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): 1958