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Tune ID#1403 (New Century)

Transcription of first 2 bars of New Century about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording TMC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe32AABBG Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
New Century, The (1st in set George Ross' Horn Pipes on DD HR; 1st in set The New Century on PRynne 1; 1st in set New Century on Yanks 2)
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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).
19655#1
[TMC] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Michael Coleman. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Joe Burke (accordion).
~19855#2
[CW] Matt Molloy and Sean Keane. Contentment Is Wealth. Matt Molloy (flute), Sean Keane (fiddle).
~199510#1
[DD HR] De Dannan. Hibernian Rhapsody. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute), Alec Finn (bouzouki, guitar), Colm Murphy (bodhrán), Derek Hickey (accordion), Tommy Flemming (vocals).
~20045#1
[PRynne 1] Pádraig Rynne. Bye a While. Pádraig Rynne (concertina).
20142.7#1
[Yanks 2] The Yanks. Haymaker. Dan Gurney (accordion), Dylan Foley (fiddle, whistle), Sean Earnest (guitar, bouzouki), Isaac Alderson (flute, pipes, tenor saxophone, whistle). For this tune: Dan (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Caisleán an Óir
CW
Played beforeOn Albums
McDermott's
TMC
Wonder
DD HR
Phyllis's Birthday
PRynne 1
Matt Peoples
Yanks 2

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 #939 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
In [L] Alan's private loose music.
As other #1 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions. [available]
As hp #39 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): 1907