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Tune ID#1867 (Sweets of May)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Sweets of May about these two bars
These two bars are quoted from the transcription in the book Cobb (details in the Bibliography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Single jig48AABBCCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Sweets of May, The / Follow Me Down to Carlow (compare 2nd part with 2nd part and last part with last part of Sweets of May #5501; compare 2nd part with 1st part of Follow Me up to Carlow #657)
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I have determined by careful listening that there are zero recordings of this tune anywhere on the indexed recordings, regardless of tune title.

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As misc #2 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 55 of [L] Alan's private loose music.
In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].
As misc #7 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #37 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes. [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): 1986