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Tune ID#2188 (Young Tom Ennis)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Young Tom Ennis about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Kn (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Young Tom Ennis / The Young Tom Ennis / The Banshee that Wailed over the Mangle Pit / The Banshee's Wail over the Mangle Pit (compare Kilkenny Jig #3817)
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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).
19854#1
[Kn] Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon. In Knocknagree. Noel Hill (concertina), Tony MacMahon (accordion).
19943#3
[MH 2] Martin Hayes. Under the Moon. Martin Hayes (fiddle).
~19952#1
[Whr] Paddy Glackin and Robbie Hannan. The Whirlwind. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Robbie Hannan (pipes). For this tune: (B pipes), (fiddle).
20002#1
[KC 2] Kevin Crawford. In Good Company. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle). For this tune: with James Cullinan (fiddle).
20013#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).
~20029#1
[BRny 2] Brian Rooney. Leitrim to London. Brian Rooney (fiddle, accordion). For this tune: (accordion).
~200310#1
[KLO] Mick O'Brien agus Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. Kitty Lie Over. Mick O'Brien (pipes, whistle), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: (B pipes), (fiddle).
~200420#1
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes). For this tune: (flute).
~20112#2
[PO 4] Paddy O'Brien. Mixing the Punch. Paddy O'Brien (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Galway Bay
MH 2
Kinnegad Slashers
Dnu 3
Hearty Boys of Ballymote
PO 4
Played beforeOn Albums
Jerry's Beaver Hat
Kn, MRaf
Maid at the Well
Whr
Mouse in the Mug
KC 2
Battering Ram
Dnu 3
Contentment Is Wealth
BRny 2
Rose in the Heather
KLO

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 #908 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #153 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 41 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As jig #6 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions. [available]
As jig #150 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): 1903