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Tune ID#1574 (Peter Street)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Peter Street about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BCw 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBA Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Peter Street / Sráid Pheadair / Timour the Tartar / Miller's Frolics (also in G; also in D Major as 2nd tune in pastiche Nano's Favorites on WW 2; 2nd in set Reels on JReidy 3; in set Tribute to Bunting on Ch CH) (compare 1st part with 1st part of Oh Gee #4937)
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cd Discography

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. Performers (instruments). Go to album
192620#2 (1:19)
[WW 2] The Wheels of the World. Early Irish-American Music. Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 1930s. Vol. 2. Dan Sullivan (piano).
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~196214#1
[BG 1] Bobby Gardiner. Memories of Clare. Bobby Gardiner (accordion).
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~19812.4#2
[JReidy 3] Johnny Reidy. Full Polka Set. Ireland's Number One. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
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19922#7 (6:55)
[Ch CH] The Chieftains. The Celtic Harp. A Tribute to Edward Bunting with the Belfast Harp Orchestra. Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, harpsichord).
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~200012#2
[EOR] Eoin Ó Riabhaigh. Tiomnacht. Handed On. Eoin Ó Riabhaigh (pipes).
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~200815#4
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (fiddle).
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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 #1325 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #803 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #169 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.
On page 119 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
On page 277 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook. [available]
In [L] Alan's private loose music.
On page 52 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.
On page 83 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As reel #270 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): 1903