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Tune ID#1366 (Mullingar Races)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Mullingar Races about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording GP (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Mullingar Races, The / Mullingar Races / May Day / The Rover through the Bog / The Rover thru' the Bogs / An Fánaí fríd an Phortach / Sean Ryan's / Dinny O'Brien's / Dinnie O'Brien's / Taylor's / Phil Durkin's Favorite / Phil Durkin's Favourite / The Broadway / The Mountain Bird / The Shaskeen / An Seiscín / The Sheskan Reel / Princess Royal (1st in set Broadway on AcrPond) (also in D) (only differs noticeably from Raven through the Bog #1435 in the 2nd part; compare especially 1st part with 1st part of Shaskeen #1758)
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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).
~19414#1
~19612.15#2
[EMlny] Eddie Moloney. Eddie Moloney. Master Musician. Eddie Moloney (flute, fiddle, whistle, vocal). For this tune: ensemble including Eddie (flute).
197415#1
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted. For this tune: Tommy.
~19963#2
[PCln] Pat Cloonan. Pat Cloonan's Thanksgiving. Patrick Cloonan (accordion). For this tune: with Martin Hayes (fiddle).
~19983#2
[McNamFam] McNamara Family. Leitrim's Hidden Treasure. Michael McNamara (flute), Brian McNamara (pipes), Ray McNamara (pipes, whistle), Ciarán McNamara (flute), Enda McNamara (fiddle), Deirdre McNamara (concertina), Frank Kelly (piano), Mick Giblin (guitar), Barry Carroll (hammered dulcimer).
200016#1
[NR] Charlie Piggott and Gerry Harrington. The New Road. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Gerry Harrington (fiddle).
20001#2
[INS] Hammy Hamilton, Séamus Creagh, Con Ó Drisceoil. It's No Secret. Hammy Hamilton (flute, vocals), Séamus Creagh (fiddle, vocals), Con Ó Drisceoil (accordion, vocals, piano).
~200111#2
[FG 6] Frankie Gavin. Fierce Traditional. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: (fiddle), with Sean Gavin (accordion).
~20024#1
[AcrPond] Across the Pond. Across the Pond. Kevin Griffin (banjo), Roger Burridge (fiddle), Michael Shorrock (bouzouki), Quentin Cooper (mandolin, guitar, bass).
~20034#2
[MMlvy] Mick Mulvey. Within a Mile o' Jamestown. Mick Mulvey (flute). For this tune: (D flute).
~20092#1
[PoNY] Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, Brendan Dolan. Pride of New York. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Brian Conway (fiddle), Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Dolan (piano).
~20103#2
[MCny 2] Michael Cooney. Just Piping. Michael Cooney (pipes).

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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 #1588 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #1589 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #834 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 171 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As hp #42 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As hp #58 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As hp #61 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): 1903