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Tune ID#1302 (Miss Galvin's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Miss Galvin's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JCC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe16ABD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Miss Galvin's / Miss Galvin / Miss Galvin's Hornpipe / Rogha Iníon Ní Ghealbháin / Mrs Galvin's / Mrs Galvin / Mrs. Galvins / Mrs. Galvin's Favourite / Rogha Bhean Uí Ghealbháin / Bean Uí Ghealbháin / Garraí na Saileog / Sally Gardens / The Garden of Willows / The Willow Garden / Mary Bergins Hornpipe (1st in set Two Woodford Flings on JCC; mislabeled as Morrinson's Jig Set on AMacN 1) (also as a fling or reel, singled or doubled; also in A) (compare distantly Mrs. Galvin's #4264)
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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).
19769#1
[JCC] Jack and Charlie Coen. The Branch Line. Jack Coen (flute), Charlie Coen (concertina).
~19799#2
[MB 1] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin. Traditional Irish Music on the Tin Whistle. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (Bb whistle).
19863#2
[TJC] Frankie Gavin and Paul Brock. Ómós do Joe Cooley. A Tribute to Joe Cooley. Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paul Brock (accordion).
19922.6#1
[SDI 2] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume II. Denis McMahon (fiddle), Paudy Scully (flute), Timmy O'Connor (melodeon), Michael Tubridy (flute), Tommy McCarthy (concertina), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
19953#2
[WaMoDub] Paul McGrattan, Paul O'Shaughnessy. Within a Mile of Dublin. Paul McGrattan (flute), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle). For this tune: Paul McGrattan (B flute).
~19968#1
[JOBM 1] Jimmy O'Brien-Moran. Seán Reid's Favourite. Jimmy O'Brien-Moran (pipes).
199715#2
[OAces] O'Aces. Ón Oíche go Maidin. Martin Dowling (fiddle), Davy Maguire (flute), Jason O'Rourke (concertina), Kevin Dorris (bouzouki), Paul McSherry (guitar).
~199714#1
[CBt] Celtic Beat. Traditional Music from Ireland. Davy Maguire (Bb whistle).
~199711#2
[SHernon] Seán Hernon. An Nóra Bheag. Seán Hernon (Eb whistle, banjo).
19993#1
[AMacN 1] Andrew Mac Namara. Dawn. Andrew Mac Namara (accordion).
~20005#2
[TMacMn 2] Tony Mac Mahon. Mac Mahon from Clare. Tony Mac Mahon (accordion).
~20023#2
[BRny 2] Brian Rooney. Leitrim to London. Brian Rooney (fiddle, accordion).
~200213#2
[MaRaf] Mary Rafferty. Hand-Me-Downs. Mary Rafferty (accordion, concertina, flute, whistle). For this tune: (accordion).
~20047#2
[TTItself] Maeve Donnelly and Peadar O'Loughlin. The Thing Itself. Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Peadar O'Loughlin (flute).
~20059#2
[MMhn] Martin Meehan. Three's Company. Martin Meehan (flute, bodhrán). For this tune: (Bb flute), with Sorcha Meehan (fiddle).
20081#1
[NtDay] Brett Lipshutz and Randy Lee Gosa. Night and Day. Brett Lipshutz (flute, whistle, bombarde), Randy Lee Gosa (guitar).
~201117#3
[MOhEn] Micheál Ó hEidhin [with] Steve Cooney and Charlie Lennon. Ceol Sidhe. Shee Music. Micheál Ó hEidhin (concertina), Steve Cooney (guitar), Charlie Lennon (fiddle).
~201211#1
[MiMulc] Michelle Mulcahy. Suaimhneas. Michelle Mulcahy (harp).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Poll Ha'penny
MB 1, TMacMn 2, MOhEn
Stack of Wheat
TJC
Golden Eagle
WaMoDub
Eddie Duffy's
OAces
Sunny Banks
SHernon
McGlinchey's Hornpipe
MaRaf
P.J. Moloney's
BRny 2
Kitty Got a Clinking Coming from the Fair
TTItself
Tuamgraney Castle
MMhn
Played beforeOn Albums
John Roche's Favourite
JCC
Bag of Potatoes
SDI 2
Clancy's Jig
JOBM 1
Cooley's Hornpipe
CBt
College Groves
TMacMn 2
Ran's Dirty Vans
NtDay
May Bán
MiMulc

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 #85 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
As hp #31 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As hp #36 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): 1976