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Tune ID#1418 (Newmarket)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Newmarket about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JDSC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Polka32AABBA Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Newmarket, The / The Newmarket Polka / Newmarket Polka / Áth Trasna / Din Tarrant's / Willie Reidy's / Art O'Keefe's / Billy Mahonys / Kiskeam / The Green Cottage (2nd in set Fred Rice's Polkas on CTL 4; 3rd in set Jamaica Jam on SSm; 3rd in set Dan O'Callaghan's on ACB 1; for 1st figure of Borlin Valley Polka Set on MISD 6; for 2nd figure of Sliabh Luachra Set on MISD 7; 3rd in The Green Cottage Selection in book IFMCK) (also in G) (1st part same as 1st part of Tom Billy's #3782)
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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).
~19771#3
[JDSC] Jackie Daly, Séamus Creagh. Jackie Daly. Séamus Creagh. Jackie Daly (accordion), Séamus Creagh (fiddle).
~1991A.1#2
[MotS 1] Monks of the Screw. Bráithre an Óil. Timmy O Connor (accordion), Paudy Scully (flute), John Drew (mandocello), Tim Browne (bouzouki).
199312#3
[CTL 4] Cherish the Ladies. Out and About. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo, bouzouki), Maureen Doherty Macken (accordion, whistle), Winifred Horan (fiddle), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán), Cathie Ryan (vocals).
~19931#3
[SSm] Seán Smyth. The Blue Fiddle. Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle, vocals).
~19961.6#2
[MISD 6] Donncha Lynch Trio. The Magic of Irish Set Dancing. Vol. 6. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Donncha Lynch Jr. (guitar).
~1996A.2#2
[MISD 7] Donncha Lynch Trio. The Magic of Irish Set Dancing. Vol. 7. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Donncha Lynch Jr. (guitar).
20006#3
[ACB 1] The Abbey Céilí Band. Bruach an tSuláin. Ger Murphy (accordion), Andrew O'Connell (fiddle), Liam Forde (banjo), Micheál Creedon (bass, keyboards).
~20028#4
[PS 8] Patrick Street. Street Life. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion), Ged Foley (guitar, vocals), Andy Irvine (bouzouki, mandolin, harmonica, vocals).
201113#3
[JigUp] The Jig Is Up!. First Steps. Judd Heartsill (accordion, flute), Larry Mallette (flute, whistle), Diehl Moran (fiddle, banjo), Matthew Lewis (guitar, flute, whistle), Robert Shaddox (bodhrán, vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Jim Keeffe's
JDSC, CTL 4, MISD 7
Cascade
MotS 1, MISD 6
Tripping to the Well
SSm
Nell Fees
ACB 1
Joe Bane's
PS 8
Star above the Garter
JigUp
Played beforeOn Albums
Road to Cashel
CTL 4

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.
On page 57 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. [available]
As tune #114 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As tune #88 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book. [available]
As tune #185 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #245 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As polka #44 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As tune #84 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides. [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): 1949