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Tune ID#1316 (Miss Susan Cooper)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Miss Susan Cooper about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Trc (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Miss Susan Cooper / Susan Cooper (also in A) (composed by Ronnie Cooper aka Ronald Cooper) [This tune is not (yet?) part of the Irish tradition, but belongs rather to Shetland music.]
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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).
~1980B.4#2
[Boys 8] Boys of the Lough. Regrouped. Aly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McConnell (flute, whistle, vocals), Dave Richardson (concertina, mandolin, cittern), Tich Richardson (guitar).
~19906#3
[SK 2] Seán Keane. Jig It in Style. Seán Keane (fiddle).
~199915#1
[Trc] Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin and Patrick Ourceau. Tracin'. Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin (concertina), Patrick Ourceau (fiddle). For this tune: (fiddle), (Bb/F concertina).
20021#1
[EGrs 1] Eliot Grasso. Standing Room Only. Eliot Grasso (pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Tushkar, Da
Boys 8
Arkansas Traveler
SK 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Millbrae
Boys 8
Miss McDonald
Trc
Sandmount
EGrs 1

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 reel #225 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [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): 1980