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Tune ID#1115 (Legacy)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Legacy about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording WC 1 (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):
Legacy, The / Legacy Jig / An Oidhreacht / Port na hOidhreachta / The Tailor's Wedding / Tailor's Wedding / Skiver the Quilt / Larry Redican's Jig / Larry Redican's / Coen's (also in F) (1st in set New Married Couple on MSHtn 4) (setting on OAces substitutes this 2nd part with the 2nd part from Saddle the Pony #1714)
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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).
196617#2
[BC 3] Bobby Casey. The Spirit of West Clare. Bobby Casey (fiddle, whistle).
~196711#1
[WC 1] Willie Clancy. The Minstrel from Clare. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (E whistle).
~19717#2
[BC 3] Bobby Casey. The Spirit of West Clare. Bobby Casey (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: with Tommy McCarthy (concertina).
19761#2
[JCC] Jack and Charlie Coen. The Branch Line. Jack Coen (flute), Charlie Coen (concertina).
~199412#1
[JCt 1] John Carty and Brian McGrath. The Cat that Ate the Candle. John Carty (banjo, fiddle), Brian McGrath (piano, banjo). For this tune: (banjo).
~19941#3
[SRn 2] Seán Ryan. Minstrel's Fancy. Cliaraí Ceoil. Seán Ryan (whistle).
19957#1
[JMd 2] Joanie Madden. Song of the Irish Whistle. Joanie Madden (whistle, flute, percussion). For this tune: 1st time (whistle), then with Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes).
19979#2
[OAces] O'Aces. Ón Oíche go Maidin. Martin Dowling (fiddle), Davy Maguire (flute), Jason O'Rourke (concertina), Kevin Dorris (bouzouki), Paul McSherry (guitar).
~199715#2
[SHernon] Seán Hernon. An Nóra Bheag. Seán Hernon (Eb whistle, banjo).
~199726#2
[Shskn 10] Shaskeen. Music for Set Dancing and Listening. Tom Cussen (banjo, mandolin), Benny O'Connor (drums, bodhrán, bongos), Seán Conway (flute, whistle, guitar), Eamonn Cotter (flute), Mike Fahy (guitar), Charlie Harris (accordion), Geraldine Cotter (piano), Carl Hession (piano).
199813#3
[Chlr 1] Chulrua. Barefoot on the Altar. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Tim Britton (pipes, flute, whistle), Pat Egan (guitar, vocals). For this tune: Tim (flute).
20051#2
[Drcht 2] Draíocht. Land's End. Michael Rooney (harp), June McCormack (flute).
20086#1
[MSHtn 4] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Lovers' Well. Shannon Heaton (vocals, flute, whistle), Matt Heaton (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán). For this tune: (flute).
~20108#2
[CYHCIt] Catherine McEvoy, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. Comb Your Hair and Curl It. Catherine McEvoy (flute), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
201210#3
[JKn 7] James Keane. Heir of the Dog. James Keane (accordion).
~201521#2
[RBPOL 3] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The Legacy. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: with Tierna Browne (fiddle).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Strike the Gay Harp
BC 3, Shskn 10
Scatter the Mud
JCC, Chlr 1
Gallowglass
BC 3
Mist on the Meadow
SRn 2
Killavil Jig
OAces
Behind the Haystack
SHernon
Battering Ram
Drcht 2
Mrs. Galvin's
CYHCIt
Josie's Visit
JKn 7
Whelan's Jig
RBPOL 3
Played beforeOn Albums
Dave Collins'
JCt 1
Tar Road to Sligo
JMd 2
Rose in the Heather
OAces
Trim the Velvet
Chlr 1
Basket of Turf
MSHtn 4

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 #848 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #109 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #63 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #2 in volume 2 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle. [available]
On page 32 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
On page 10 of [SK] Sean Keane. Fifty Fiddle Solos. [available]
As tune #30 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. [available]
On page 93 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.
On page 155 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.

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