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Tune ID#1118 (Leitrim Fancy)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Leitrim Fancy about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BB 3 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBE Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Leitrim Fancy, The / Leitrim Fancy / Rogha Liadroma / Leitrim Jig / Daleystown Hunt / The Lonesome Jig / An Port Uaigneach / Roger Sherlock's (2nd in set Jigs on JReidy 3) (also in B)
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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).
19773#1
[BB 3] The Bothy Band. Out of the Wind into the Sun. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Kevin Burke (fiddle), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, keyboards), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán, synthesizer), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (guitar). For this tune: starts Matt Molloy (flute).
197710#1
[BB 5] The Bothy Band. The Best of the Bothy Band.
~197714#3
[DODnl] Danny O'Donnell. Ón tSean-Am Anall. Danny O'Donnell (fiddle).
197816#1
[BB 6] The Bothy Band. Live in Concert. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Peter Browne (pipes), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, clavinet), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar).
~19782.18#1 (0:31)
~19812.2#2
[JReidy 3] Johnny Reidy. Full Polka Set. Ireland's Number One. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
~19862#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).
19987#4
[Lgcy] Legacy. Navan. Don Penzien (guitar, vocals, whistle), Valerie Plested (fiddle), Beth Patterson (bouzouki, vocals), Justin Murphy (flute, whistle).
199914#2
[JWh 8] John Whelan. Celtic Roots. John Whelan (accordion).
~20016#2
[FG 6] Frankie Gavin. Fierce Traditional. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: (fiddle), with Sean Gavin (accordion).
200210#1
[LAC] Tom and Kerry Barrett. Lios A'Cheoil. Traditional Irish Music. Tom Barrett (fiddle), Kerry Barrett (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Andy McGann's
DODnl
Richard Brennan's
JReidy 3
My Darling Asleep
Lgcy
East at Glendart
JWh 8
Lark on the Strand
FG 6
Played beforeOn Albums
Around the World for Sport
BB 3, BB 5, BB 6, GL20, LAC
Seamus Shannon's
JReidy 3
Carraroe Jig
HMSP
Paddy in LondonJWh 8

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 #48 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1. [available]
As jig #47 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 94 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.
On page 160 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As jig #70 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1963