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Tune ID#1416 (Lighthouse Polka)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Lighthouse Polka about these two bars
These two bars are quoted from the transcription in the book Cr (details in the Bibliography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Polka32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Lighthouse Polka, The / The Newmarket Polka #1 / Mick Duggan's Polka / Mikie Duggan's (also parts reversed)
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I have determined by careful listening that there are zero recordings of this tune anywhere on the indexed recordings, regardless of tune title.

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #159 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #257 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #47 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]
On page 44 of [L] Alan's private loose music.
As other #2 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions. [available]
As polka #29 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): 1984