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Tune ID#1982 (Tuttle's Reel)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Tuttle's Reel about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording FidDel (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBD Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Tuttle's Reel / Tuttles Reel / Tuttles / The Custom Gap / Custom Gap / Custom Jap / Bearna 'n Aonaigh / The Windy Gap / Jug of Punch / Casey's Reel (2nd in set Spoil the Dance on Lu 4; 3rd in set The Coachman's Whip on Dnu 5) (compare Paddy Fahy's #1499)
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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).
19375#2
197314#1
[KB SD] Kevin Burke. Sweeney's Dream. Fiddle Tunes from County Sligo, Ireland. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
~19751#1
[BC 4] Bobby Casey. Maestro. Bobby Casey (fiddle).
~19844#1
[KB UC] Kevin Burke. Up Close. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
~19952.9#2
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
~19972#1
[NaCnn 1] Na Connerys. Celtic Sessions. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Kevin Glackin (fiddle), Sean Og Potts (pipes, whistle), John Regan (accordion), John Wynne (flute), Tom McDonagh (bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar).
20025#2
[Lu 4] Lúnasa. Redwood. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle), Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle), Cillian Vallely (pipes, whistle), Donogh Hennessy (guitar, whistle), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass). For this tune: Seán (fiddle).
20047#3
[Dnu 5] Danú. When All Is Said and Done. Donal Clancy (guitar, electric bass), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Tom Doorley (flute, whistle, vocals), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, fiddle), Oisin McAuley (fiddle, vocals), Benny McCarthy (accordion), Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (vocals, whistle, flute).
~20118#1
[NFBolg] Jack Talty, Cormac Begley. Na Fir Bolg. Jack Talty (concertina), Cormac Begley (concertina).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Concert Reel
FidDel, JV
Cillian's Midnight Dip
Lu 4
Coachman's Whip
Dnu 5
Played beforeOn Albums
Maids of Mitchelstown
KB SD
Porthole of the Kelp
BC 4
Bunch of Green Rushes
KB UC
Ships Are Sailing
NaCnn 1
Spoil the Dance
Lu 4
Bag of Potatoes
NFBolg

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 #146 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #223 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As tune #29 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As reel #159 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): 1927