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Tune ID#1999 (Glountane Slide)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Glountane Slide about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BB 3 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Glountane Slide, The / Mary Willie's / (in set:) The Cullen Slides / The Cullen Slide No. 1 / The Cat Rambles to the Child's Saucepan / Mick Mahony's / Mick Mahoney's No. 3 (3rd in set Mick Mahoney's on JOL 2; 5th in set Oh! The Breeches Full of Stitches on Ch 7; 2nd of 3 tunes in set Padraig O'Keefe's / Denis Murphy's on SDI 3) (also in C or G and with parts reversed) (composed by Mick Duggan)
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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).
197710#2
[BB 3] The Bothy Band. Out of the Wind into the Sun. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Kevin Burke (fiddle), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, keyboards), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán, synthesizer), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (guitar).
~197710#5
[Ch 7] The Chieftains. 7. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle, bones), Seán Keane (fiddle, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, oboe), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán).
~1977A.2#1
[CronBrk] Johnny Cronin and Joe "Banjo" Burke. Cronin and Burke. Johnny Cronin (fiddle), Joe "Banjo" Burke (banjo). For this tune: Johnny (fiddle).
19788#2
[BB 4] The Bothy Band. After Hours. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute), Dónal Lunny (vocals, bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, keyboards, bodhrán), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar, keyboards).
~19898#3
[JOL 2] Johnny O'Leary. An Calmfhear. The Trooper. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
19931.5#1
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Denis (fiddle), Paudy (flute), Timmy (melodeon).
199310#1
[CTL 4] Cherish the Ladies. Out and About. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo, bouzouki), Maureen Doherty Macken (accordion, whistle), Winifred Horan (fiddle), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán), Cathie Ryan (vocals). For this tune: (Eb whistles).
~200112#2
[SBJM 1] Seamus Begley and Jim Murray. Ragairne (Revelling at Night). Seamus Begley (accordion, melodeon, vocals), Jim Murray (guitar).
201010#2
[MCrJD 1] Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly. The Living Stream. Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Priest
BB 3, BB 4
Kilfenora Jig
Ch 7
Kilcummin Slide
JOL 2
Worn Torn Petticoat
SBJM 1
An Ghlaise Bheo
MCrJD 1
Played beforeOn Albums
I Lost My Love and I Care Not
BB 3, BB 4
Nelly Mahony's
CronBrk
Maire O'Keefe
CTL 4
Man in the Moon
SDI 3
Star above the Garter
SBJM 1
Katie Scollard's Slide
MCrJD 1

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 #96 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book. [available]
As tune #111 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #22 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]
As tune #102 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides. [available]
As slide #19 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #69 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): 1977