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Tune ID#2089 (Yellow Wattle)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Yellow Wattle about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording SC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Single jig32AABBD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Yellow Wattle, The (2nd in set Uncle Rat on Dnu 3) (also singled; with 2nd part as intro on KB Cap; setting included here in book 1001 has 4 parts, and only its 1st part is like this tune) (could also be described as a slide or a double jig)
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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).
~19782#2
[KB Cap] Kevin Burke. If the Cap Fits. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
199611#1
[SC] Gerry Harrington, Eoghan O'Sullivan, Paul de Grae. The Smoky Chimney. Gerry Harrington (fiddle), Eoghan O'Sullivan (accordion, flute), Paul de Grae (guitar). For this tune: Gerry (fiddle).
200112#2
[Dnu 3] Danú. All Things Considered. Tom Doorley (flute, whistle), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, mandola), Brendan McCarthy (accordion, harmonica), Oisin MacAuley (fiddle, vocals, guitar), Jesse Smith (fiddle, viola), Noel Ryan (guitar), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Ciarán Ó Gealbháin (vocals, piano accordion).
~200714#3
[Chlr 3] Chulrua. The Singing Kettle. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Patrick Ourceau (fiddle), Pat Egan (guitar, vocals).
~201518#1
[RBPOL 3] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The Legacy. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Dinny Delaney's
KB Cap
Uncle Rat
Dnu 3
Pull the Knife and Stick It Again
Chlr 3
Played beforeOn Albums
Tailor's Thimble
SC
Behind the Haystack
RBPOL 3

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 #353 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #147 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
On page 27 of [MR] Barbara Wygol (tunes), Jenny Loui (text). The Piper's Chair. A Collection of Tunes and Folklore from Micho Russell.
As slide #36 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): 1907