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Tune ID#1893 (Thady Casey's Fancy)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Thady Casey's Fancy about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording CDrny 3 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel16ABE Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Thady Casey's Fancy / Rogha Thaidhgín Uí Chathasaigh / Rogha Thaidhg Uí Chathasaigh / Thady Casey's / The Star of Kilkenny / The Crosses of Annagh / The West Clare / The Burren / James Keane's / The All Ireland
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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).
~199211#2
[PMcG 1] Paul McGrattan. The Frost Is All Over. Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle). For this tune: with Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle).
~19956#1
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
~199513#1
[JW 1] John Williams. John Williams. John Williams (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (concertina), with Martin Hayes.
19974#2
[JKn 4] James Keane. With Friends Like These. James Keane (accordion). For this tune: with Paddy Glackin (fiddle).
19973#1
[CTL 6] Cherish the Ladies. Threads of Time. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo, mandolin), Mary Rafferty (accordion, whistle), Donna Long (piano, vocals, fiddle, keyboards), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, whistle, bodhrán), Aoife Clancy (vocals, bodhrán, guitar).
~19972#4
[OHs 3] Kevin Burke's Open House. Hoof and Mouth. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Mark Graham (harmonica, clarinet, vocals), Paul Kotapish (guitar, mandolin), Sandy Silva (feet).
199810#2
[JKn 6] James Keane and Friends. Live in Dublin. James Keane (accordion). For this tune: with Sean Keane (fiddle), Mick O'Connor (flute).
19995#2
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Joe (fiddle).
~20061#1
[MSHtn 2] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Blue Skies Above. Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Matt Heaton (guitar, bouzouki, mandola, bodhrán, vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Mary McMahon
JKn 4, JKn 6
Geoghegan's Fancy
PMcG 1
Connemara Stockings
OHs 3
Stone in the Field
GCJR
Played beforeOn Albums
Lady Gordon
JKn 4, JKn 6
Big Pat's Reel
PMcG 1
Eel in the Sink
JW 1
Bell Harbour Reel
CDrny 3
Ladies' Pantalettes
CTL 6
Reel of Rio
MSHtn 2

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 #1349 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #604 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #34 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
On page 123 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #160 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As reel #52 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As reel #723 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc 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): 1903