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Tune ID#1507 (Paddy Fahy's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Paddy Fahy's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording KC 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Paddy Fahy's / Paddy Fahey's / Fahey at the Fair / Paddy Fahy's No. 2 / Flynn's (also singled, also in E or D) (composed by Paddy Fahy)
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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).
~19731.8#1
~199516#2
[WatReeds] Tommy Keane, Jacqueline McCarthy, with Alec Finn. The Wind among the Reeds. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle), Jacqueline McCarthy (concertina). For this tune: (pipes), (concertina).
200013#3
[KC 2] Kevin Crawford. In Good Company. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle). For this tune: with Manus McGuire (fiddle).
20011#1
[LYK 1] Liz and Yvonne Kane. The Well Tempered Bow. Liz Kane (fiddle), Yvonne Kane (fiddle), John Blake (guitar, piano).
201414#2
[SSands] Seamus Sands. Across Bridges. Traditional Irish Fiddle Playing. Seamus Sands (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Tom Sullivan's
WatReeds
Tap Room
KC 2
Seán Reid's
SSands
Played beforeOn Albums
Pigeon on the Gate
FTIM
Mullingar Lea
LYK 1
Hairy Chested Frog
SSands

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 #38 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As reel #70 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [available]
As tune #103 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. [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): 1973