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Tune ID#2013 (Up Ya Boya)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Up Ya Boya about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Arc 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?BarsMode ?
Double jig32B Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Up Ya Boya (2nd in set Hennessey's on Arc 1; untitled following Whelan's / Morrison's set on CmA 1)
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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).
~197832#3 (1:39)
[CmA 1] The Coleman Archive Vol. 1: The Living Tradition. Tommy "Clogs" Gallagher (fiddle).
~19911#2
[Arc 1] Arcady. After the Ball . . .. Jackie Daly (accordion), Frances Black (vocals), Patsy Broderick (piano/keyboards), Johnny McDonagh (percussion), Brendan Larrisey (fiddle, viola), Nicolas Quemenar (guitar, flute, whistle, vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Boys of Tandragee
Arc 1
Morrison's Jig
CmA 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Phoenix Reel
Arc 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 jig #217 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): 1978