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Tune ID#2038 (Weavers)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Weavers about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JOL 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):
Weavers, The / The Weaver's / Pádraig O'Keeffe's Slide / Pádraig O'Keeffe's / Padraig O'Keeffe's / Pádraig O'Keeffe's Slide No. 2 / O'Keeffe's Number 2 / O'Keefe's / Denis Murphy's Slide / Denis Murphy's Slide No. 2 / Julia Clifford's Slide / Coleman's Jig / Coleman's / The Coleman's / Johnny Leary's / John Connell's Slide / The Star Above / Kisslands (as No name on HmrLshn; 2nd in set Murphy's Slides on KoKerry; 3rd in set Slides on JReidy 3; 2nd in set O'Keeffe's Slides on JOL 3; 3rd in set Westport Set-Dancers on MMM; 2nd in set Denis Murphy Slides on ESL 1; for 5th figure of Sliabh Luachra Set on JRSLCB 2; 2nd in set Pádraig O'Keeffe's Slides in book IFMCK) (also as single jig, only on BHCMoher)
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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).
~19729#2
[BHCMoher] Sean Ryan, Kathleen Ryan, Pat Lyons. Back Home to the Cliffs of Mohir [sic]. Sean Ryan (fiddle), Pat Lyons (accordion), Kathleen Ryan (piano).
~197312#4
[Ch 4] The Chieftains. 4. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones).
19761.5#2
[HmrLshn] John and Julia Clifford. The Humours of Lisheen. Music from Sliabh Luachra Vol. 3. John Clifford (piano accordion), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: Julia.
~1977B.6#1
[CronBrk] Johnny Cronin and Joe "Banjo" Burke. Cronin and Burke. Johnny Cronin (fiddle), Joe "Banjo" Burke (banjo).
~19771.2#2
[KoKerry] Jimmy Doyle & Dan O'Leary. Traditional Music from the Kingdom of Kerry. Jimmy Doyle (accordion), Dan O'Leary (fiddle).
~19811.5#3
[JReidy 3] Johnny Reidy. Full Polka Set. Ireland's Number One. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
~199220#3
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's. Pat Friel (accordion), Liam Grealis (fiddle)..
~199410#1
[PORda 1] Peadar Ó Riada. Amidst These Hills. Peadar Ó Riada (whistle, accordion, bones). For this tune: (accordion).
19954#3
[DRuss] Dale Russ. Irish Fiddle. Dale Russ (fiddle).
199520#2
[JOL 3] Johnny O'Leary. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
19971#2
[Beg 1] Beginish. Beginish. Paul McGrattan (flute), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle), Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals), Noel O'Grady (bouzouki).
~19981.6#2
~19985#3
[JRSLCB 2] Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band. Music for Set Dancing Vol. II. Johnny Reidy (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Keefe's
JOL 3, Beg 1
Pipe on the Hob
BHCMoher
Star above the Garter
Ch 4
Bold Trainer O
HmrLshn
Denis Murphy's
KoKerry
Denis Murphy's Slide
JReidy 3
[untitled]
MMM
Cuz Teahan's Favorite
DRuss
Meentogues Lad
ESL 1
[untitled]
JRSLCB 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Denis Murphy's
CronBrk, JOL 3
[untitled]
MMM
Nóra Chríonna
PORda 1
Thadelo's Slide
Beg 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.
On page 72 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. [available]
As tune #63 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #132 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
On page 286 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook. [available]
As slide #13 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 27 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
On page 115 of [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]
As slide #33 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #71 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes. [available]
On page 18 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [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): 1949