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Tune ID#2021 (Australian Waters)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Australian Waters about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording CW (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Australian Waters / Vincent Campbell's / Dewdrops on the Corn / Mooney's Jig (as Gan Ainm on JOS 1; 1st in set Australian Waters on A RS; 1st in set Swaggering Jigs on RT 2)
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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).
~198510#1
[CW] Matt Molloy and Sean Keane. Contentment Is Wealth. Matt Molloy (flute), Sean Keane (fiddle).
~19851#2
[TP 8] Tommy Peoples. Waiting for a Call. Tommy Peoples (fiddle). For this tune: with Alec Finn (bouzouki).
~19878#2
[JOS 1] Jerry O'Sullivan. The Invasion. Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes). For this tune: with Eileen Ivers (fiddle).
~1989B.6#1
[Skylrk 2] Skylark. All of It. Len Graham (vocals), Garry Ó Briain (guitar, mandocello, keyboards), Gerry O'Connor (fiddle, viola).
19978#1
[A RS] Altan. Runaway Sunday. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Dermot Byrne (accordion), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle, vocals), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki, mandolin, vocals), Mark Kelly (guitar, vocals), Dáithi Sproule (guitar, vocals).
19972#1
[RT 2] Reeltime. Live It Up. Máirin Fahy (fiddle, vocals), Éilís Egan (accordion), Luke Daniels (accordion), Chris Kelly (guitar, vocals), John Flatley (keyboards, vocals), Yvonne Fahy (percussion).
19971#3
[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).
~20087#1
[HiBs 1] The HiBs. 40 Acre Notch. Jode Dowling (fiddle), Kate Dowling (whistle, flute). For this tune: Kate (flute), Jode (fiddle).
20134#3
[SunBanks] Edel Fox and Neill Byrne. The Sunny Banks. Edel Fox (concertina, fiddle), Neill Byrne (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Sean Coughlan's
JOS 1
Pinch of Snuff
CTL 6
Munster Jig
TP 8
One that Was Lost
SunBanks
Played beforeOn Albums
Give Us a Drink of Water
CW, RT 2
Sean Coughlan's #2
JOS 1
Pat McKenna's
Skylrk 2
Con Cassidy's
A RS
Galloping Hound
CTL 6
Kit O'Mahony's Jig
TP 8
Hungry Rocks
HiBs 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 #61 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): 1985