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Tune ID#1527 (Fasten the Leg on Her)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Fasten the Leg on Her about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MMR 3 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Fasten the Leg on Her / Fasten the Leg in Her / Paddy Taylor's / Paddy Taylors / Taylor's (compare 1st part with 1st part of Fasten the Leg in Her #614)
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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).
~19805#2
[MMlny 2] Mick Moloney. Strings Attached. Mick Moloney (banjo, mandolin, guitar). For this tune: (banjo).
19932#2
[MOK] Máire O'Keeffe. Cóisir. House Party. Máire O'Keeffe (fiddle).
~19995#3
[PF] Patty Furlong. Traditional Irish Music on Button Accordion. Patty Conway Furlong (accordion). For this tune: with Brendan Dolan (flute).
~200014#2
[MMR 3] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Road from Ballinakill. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, lilting), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle, concertina). For this tune: Mike (flute), Willie Kelly (fiddle).
~20158#1
[RskaHll] Éamonn O'Riordan, Tony O'Connell. Rooska Hill. Éamonn O'Riordan (Eb flute), Tony O'Connell (C#/G# concertina).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Dominic's Farewell to Cashel
MMlny 2, MMR 3
Bundle and Go
MOK
Condon's Frolics
PF
Played beforeOn Albums
Munster Bacon
MOK
Goat in the Green
RskaHll

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 jig #11 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As tune #193 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): 1980