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Tune ID#415 (Johnny Cronin's Reel)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Johnny Cronin's Reel about these two bars
These two bars are quoted from the transcription in the book B&S (details in the Bibliography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel48AABBCCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Johnny Cronin's Reel / Johnny Cronin's Fancy / Johnny Cronin's / Cronin's Reel

cd Discography

I have determined by careful listening that there are zero recordings of this tune anywhere on the indexed recordings, regardless of tune title.

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #40 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #23 in [P50] Brian and Eithne Vallely. Play 50 Reels. [available]
As reel #37 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As tune #3 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. [available]
As tune #183 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. [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): 1974