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Tune ID#860 (East at Glendart)

Transcription of first 2 bars of East at Glendart about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording HG (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):
East at Glendart / East at Glandart / East of Glendart / The Humours of Glendart / Humours of Glendart / Humors of Glendart / Humors of Glendarte / Súgradh Ghleann Dairte / An Oir Air Gleanndearta / Saddle the Pony / Finley's Jig / Darby Gallagher / Darby Gallagher's Jig / Shins around the Fireside / Shins around the Fire / Tim the Piper / The Cashel Jig / Cashel Jig / Custom House / The House Maid / Julia Clifford's (also in G)

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
~19042.16#1
[FONC] The Francis O'Neill Cylinders. Thirty-two Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America circa 1904. James Early (pipes).
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19171.4#1
[PJConlon] Peter J. Conlon. The Genius of Peter Conlon. 78 RPM Recordings from 1917-1929. Peter J. Conlon (melodeon).
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193915#2
[HG] Hugh Gillespie. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Hugh Gillespie (fiddle).
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19402#3
[SE 6] Séamus Ennis. The Return from Fingal. Séamus Ennis (pipes, vocals). For this tune: (pipes).
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~19749#1
[KCB 3] [The Kilfenora Ceili Band]. [The Kilfenora Céilí Band].
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197717#1
[JD 4] John Doherty. Bundle and Go. John Doherty (fiddle).
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~19792#1
[Plx 5] Planxty. After the Break. Christy Moore (vocals, guitar, harmonium, bodhrán), Donal Lunny (blarge, guitar), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandolin, mandola, hurdy gurdy, bouzouki), Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle). For this tune: Matt Molloy (flute).
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19957#1
[AOT 3] Any Old Time. Crossing. Traditional Music from Cork and Beyond. Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Dave Hennessy (accordion), Mick Daly (vocals, guitar, banjo).
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~199510#2
[JsMrsh 2] Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (B row of accordion).
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199914#1
[JWh 8] John Whelan. Celtic Roots. John Whelan (accordion).
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~199910#2
[JOH 1] John O'Halloran. "But Why, Johnny?". John O'Halloran (accordion). For this tune: (C melodeon), with Martin Murray (banjo).
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200013#1
[RBys 2] Randal Bays. The Salmon's Leap. Randal Bays (fiddle, guitar).
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~20045#1
[JCnly 3] Johnny Connolly. An Mileoidean Scaoilte. Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
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20114#1
[IFMCK] Connie O'Connell. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. Connie O'Connell (fiddle).
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~201111#2
[Bua 3] Bua. Down the Green Fields. Devin Shepherd (fiddle), Sean Gavin (flute, pipes, whistle), Brían Ó hAirt (vocals, concertina, dance), Brian Miller (guitar, bouzouki).
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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 #719 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #19 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 19 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
On page 230 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [available]
On page 57 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [available]
As tune #77 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes. [available]
On page 88 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.
In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].
On page 144 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As jig #55 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
On page 22 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [available]
On page 100 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. [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): 1903