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Tune ID#1037 (Kilmovee Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Kilmovee 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 MMM (details in the Discography 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):
Kilmovee Jig, The / The Kilmovee / Grogan's / Pauline O'Neill's / Peter McAlinden's (as Jig, name unknown, on MSHtn 2; 2nd in set York Street Stepper on LTC 1)
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Discography cd

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 (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19927#1
20001#2
[MOR 1] Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. The Nervous Man. Traditional Irish Music on Concertina. Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina). For this tune: (G#/D# concertina).
~200311#2
[MMlvy] Mick Mulvey. Within a Mile o' Jamestown. Mick Mulvey (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
~20049#1
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes). For this tune: (flute), with Willie (fiddle).
~200611#1
[MSHtn 2] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Blue Skies Above. Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Matt Heaton (guitar, bouzouki, mandola, bodhrán, vocals). For this tune: (F whistle).
~20108#2
[GMrphy] Gráinne Murphy. Short Stories. Gráinne Murphy (fiddle).
20119#2
[LTC 1] Long Time Courting. Alternate Routes. Ariel Friedman (cello, vocals), Liz Simmon (guitar, vocals), Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Sarah Blair (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Shannon Heaton (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Scully Casey's
MOR 1
Tommy Maguire's #4
MMlvy
Monaghan Jig
GMrphy
York Street Stepper
LTC 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Maid at the Well
MMM
Kitty's Rambles
MOR 1
Port Chúil Aodha
MRaf
Sailing down Fulton Street
MSHtn 2
Misbegotten Grandchild
GMrphy
James McMahon's Favourite
LTC 1

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 musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As jig #281 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [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): 1992