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Tune ID#1692 (Rodney's Glory)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Rodney's Glory about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BFair (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?BarsMode ?
Set dance40A Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Rodney's Glory / Rodneys Glory / Irishman's Return from America / My Name Is Moll Mackey / The Praises of Limerick (also in Minor or Major) (compare as song-air included here; compare distantly Princess Royal #3189)
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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).
~19042.12#1
192815#1
194922#1
[TnRadio] Tuning the Radio. Seán Seery (pipes).
~19677#1
[PKlly] Patrick Kelly. Patrick Kelly From Cree. Fiddle Music. Patrick Kelly (fiddle).
~197114#2
[BC 3] Bobby Casey. The Spirit of West Clare. Bobby Casey (fiddle, whistle).
197410#1
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted.
~19781.9#1
[FlgDub] Paddy Glackin, Mick Gavin, Michael O'Brien. The Flags of Dublin. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Mick Gavin (flute), Michael O'Brien [known later as:] Mick O'Brien (pipes). For this tune: Paddy (fiddle).
~19915#2
[MV] Maiden Voyage. Live Traditional Irish Music Session from Pepper's Bar, Feakle, Co. Clare. Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Siobhán Peoples (fiddle), Andrew McNamara (accordion), Kevin Crawford (flute), P.J. King (accordion), Páraic Mac Donnchadha (banjo), Pat Marsh (bouzouki), Joe Bane (whistle), John Maloney (bodhrán), Séan Mac Donnchadha (vocals).
20036#1
[LLses 2] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Track Across the Deep. Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Maureen Linane (accordion), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals). For this tune: 1st time (fiddle).
20067#1
[NNW] Eliot Grasso and Dave Cory. North-by-NorthWest. Eliot Grasso (pipes, flute), Dave Cory (banjo, guitar, octave mandolin).
20147#2
[SSands] Seamus Sands. Across Bridges. Traditional Irish Fiddle Playing. Seamus Sands (fiddle).
~20156#2
[RBPOL 3] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The Legacy. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Ace and Deuce of Pipering
BC 3
Battle of Aughrim
MV
Lodge Road
SSands
Hunt
RBPOL 3
Played beforeOn Albums
Humors of Bandon
FONC
Bonny Bunch of Roses
TnRadio
Watchmaker
NNW

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 #1784 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #27 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #354 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #958 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 132 of [IMM] Francis O'Neill. Irish Minstrels and Musicians. [available]
On page 132 of [IMM] Francis O'Neill. Irish Minstrels and Musicians. [available]
As tune #278 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #138 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
On page 225 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
On page 234 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook. [available]
As setd #7 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 80 of [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]
In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].
As setd #27 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