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Tune ID#1152 (Lord Inchiquin)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Lord Inchiquin about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Ch 3 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Mode ?
PieceD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Lord Inchiquin / Lord Inchquinn (composed by Turlough O'Carolan)
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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
~19739#1
[Ch 3] The Chieftains. 3. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones).
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~19763#1
[SotC] Armagh Pipers Club. Armagh Pipers' Club [Song of the Chanter]. Disc 10 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Paul Davis (concertina, flutes, harmonica), Eithne Vallelly (fiddle), Pat Daly (harp), Brian Vallelly (pipes, whistle, flute), Niall Vallelly (bodhran).
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19942.6#1
[BPower] Brendan Power. New Irish Harmonica. Brendan Power (harmonica). For this tune: (F harmonica).
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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 #27 in volume 1 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle. [available]
On page 175 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook. [available]
As tune #58 in [Crln] The Complete Works of O'Carolan. [available]
As ocar #9 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
On page 143 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [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): 1973