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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#4175 (Kilfenora Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Kilfenora Jig about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Arc 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Kilfenora Jig, The / The Kilfenora Jig, No. 2 (2nd in set The Kilfenora Jigs on Arc 2) (two more transcriptions of this tune can be found in books B&S and DM 2 as 6th and 7th parts of jig #4174)

cd Discography

Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.

Click play to hear the first 12 seconds.
Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
~19953#2
[Arc 2] Arcady. Many Happy Returns. Johnny McDonagh (bones, bodhrán, triangle), Nicholas Quemener (guitar, flute, whistle, vocals), Patsy Broderick (piano, keyboards), Conor Keane (accordion), Brendan Larrissey (fiddle), Niamh Parsons (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 recording listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As jig #310 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As tune #244 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): 1995