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Tune ID#2163 (Daisy Field)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Daisy Field about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JB 4 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Daisy Field, The / Paddy Kelly's / Paddy Kellys / Father Kelly's / Mick Hand's (1st in set Paddy Kelly's Reels on JB 4) (also singled, also only 2nd part doubled, also Major) (composed by Paddy Kelly)
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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).
~19966#1
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
~19978#1
[PCny] Paddy Canny. Traditional Music from the Legendary East Clare Fiddler. Paddy Canny (fiddle).
~19993#1
[CBdts 2] The Céilí Bandits. Hangin' at the Crossroads. Yvonne Casey (fiddle), Eoin O'Neill (bouzouki), Quentin Cooper (mandolin, didgeridoo). For this tune: Yvonne (fiddle).
~200015#1
[MMcNmr 2] Mary MacNamara. The Blackberry Blossom. Mary MacNamara (concertina). For this tune: (C/G concertina), with Catherine McEvoy (flute).
~20007#1
[MMR 3] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Road from Ballinakill. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, lilting), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle, concertina). For this tune: Mike (flute), Willie Kelly (fiddle).
~200415#3
[TCllns 1] Tim Collins. Dancing on Silver. Tim Collins (concertina).
~200511#1
[JCt 5] John Carty. I Will If I Can. John Carty (banjo, guitar, fiddle). For this tune: (banjo).
~200913#1
[PCrbry] Peter Carberry. Traditional Irish Music from Co. Longford. Peter Carberry (accordion, banjo, tenor guitar). For this tune: Angelina Carberry (banjo).
~20116#1
[FlgMem] Andrew Mac Namara, Orla Harrington, Jim Higgins. Flagstone Memories. Orla Harrington (fiddle), Andrew Mac Namara (accordion), Jim Higgins (piano, percussion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
McSweeney's Reels
TCllns 1
Played beforeOn Albums
New Custom House Reel
JB 4
Molly Bán
PCny
Paddy Canny's Toast
CBdts 2
Killavil Fancy
MMR 3
Maid of Mount Kisco
MMcNmr 2
Moving Cloud
JCt 5
Shoemaker's Daughter
PCrbry
Wheels of the World
FlgMem

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 reel #225 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.

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): 1986