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Tune ID#1054 (Kitty Gone a Milking)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Kitty Gone a Milking about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording AIC2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel16ABG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Kitty Gone a Milking / Kitty Gone a' Milking / Kitty Gone A-Milking / Kitty Gone a'Milking / Kitty's Gone a Milking / Kitty's Gone A-Milking / Kitty's Gone a' Milking / Kitty's Gone a'Milking / Kitty's Gone a' Milkin' / Kitty Goes a Milking / Kitty Goes A-Milking / Cáit imithe a'crú / Tá Citî ar Shiúil ag Crú Léi / The Roundstone Lasses / Gardiners (2nd of 3 tunes in set Kitty Gone Amilking / Tom Billy's on LaL; 2nd in set Ash Plant on ECoy 1; mislabeled as Boys of Ballisodare on KHys 2; 1st in set Kitty Reels on AGrnv 2) (also in D, also doubled, also only 2nd part doubled, also in Mixolydian) (compare distantly Cut the Sod #6299)
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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).
19387#1
[IFM] Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music. Frank O'Higgins (fiddle).
~19572.7#1
[EMlny] Eddie Moloney. Eddie Moloney. Master Musician. Eddie Moloney (flute, fiddle, whistle, vocal). For this tune: (flute), with Aggie Whyte (fiddle).
~19595#1
[AIC1] Paddy Canny, P.J. Hayes, Peadar O'Loughlin, Bridie Lafferty. An Historic Recording of Irish Traditional Music from County Clare and East Galway. Paddy Canny (fiddle), P.J. Hayes (fiddle). For this tune: Paddy Canny, Peadar O'Loughlin.
~19591#1
[AIC2] Paddy Canny. Meet Paddy Canny. All-Ireland Champion - Violin. Paddy Canny (fiddle). For this tune: with Peadar O'Loughlin.
19603#1
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina). For this tune: with Paddy Canny (fiddle).
~196311#5
[Ch 1] The Chieftains. The Chieftains. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina), Seán Potts (whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), David Fallon (bodhrán).
196710#1
[BC 3] Bobby Casey. The Spirit of West Clare. Bobby Casey (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: with Andy O'Boyle (fiddle), Paddy Breen (flageolet).
197315#1
[WC 3] Willie Clancy. The Pipering of Willie Clancy. Volume 2. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
19744#1
[JD 3] John Doherty. The Celebrated Recordings. John Doherty (fiddle, vocals).
1978A.6#1
[ECahill] Eddie Cahill. Ah! Surely. Eddie Cahill (flute).
~197914#1
[MB 1] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin. Traditional Irish Music on the Tin Whistle. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (low G whistle).
~19868#1
[HMSP] Joe Burke, Michael Cooney, Terry Corcoran. Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part. Joe Burke (accordion), Michael Cooney (pipes, whistle), Terry Corcoran (guitar, vocals).
19942.1#2
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Michael (flute), Tommy (concertina), Eamon (fiddle).
~19946#3
[MMcNmr 1] Mary MacNamara. Traditional Music from East Clare. Mary MacNamara (concertina).
~199515#2
[Whr] Paddy Glackin and Robbie Hannan. The Whirlwind. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Robbie Hannan (pipes). For this tune: (B pipes), (fiddle).
~19981#1
[KH] Kieran Hanrahan. Kieran Hanrahan Plays the Irish Tenor Banjo. Kieran Hanrahan (banjo).
~19982.8#2
[JCrehan] Junior Crehan. The Last House in Ballymakea. Junior Crehan (fiddle, vocals, concertina). For this tune: Junior Crehan (fiddle).
199912#3
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Gerdie (concertina).
~199916#1
[JqMcC] Jacqueline McCarthy. The Hidden Note. Jacqueline McCarthy (concertina).
20001.1#2
[LaL] Lámh ar Lámh. Many Hands. Seán Keane (fiddle), Liam O'Flynn (pipes).
~20018#1
[SBJM 1] Seamus Begley and Jim Murray. Ragairne (Revelling at Night). Seamus Begley (accordion, melodeon, vocals), Jim Murray (guitar). For this tune: (melodeon).
~200212#2
[ECoy 1] Éamonn Coyne. Through the Round Window. Éamonn Coyne (banjo, guitar, mandolin). For this tune: with Dermot Byrne (D melodeon).
~200214#2
[RBPOL 2] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. Touch Me If You Dare. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle), Ronan Browne (Bb flute), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle).
20079#2
[KHys 2] Kitty Hayes. Remembered. In Concert in Glór and Bantry House. Kitty Hayes (concertina). For this tune: with Dympna O'Sullivan (concertina).
~201116#2
[BODFam] Bríd O'Donohue and Family. Cliabhán an Dúchais. Bríd O'Donohue (flute, whistle), Seán O'Brien (flute), Eibhlís O'Brien (pipes), Deirdre O'Brien (harp), Liam O'Brien (concertina), Sinéad O'Brien (fiddle).
~201313#3
[JOBM 2] Jimmy O'Brien Moran. Take Me Tender.... Jimmy O'Brien Moran (B pipes).
~20141#1
[AGrnv 2] Aoife Granville. Sáimhín Só. Aoife Granville (flute, fiddle, fife, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (Eb flute).

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

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #31 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
As tune #25 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As reel #99 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 34 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.
As reel #170 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #2 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): 1938