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Tune ID#2201 (Butlers of Glen Avenue)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Butlers of Glen Avenue about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording LitN (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Butlers of Glen Avenue, The / Sully's Fancy / Rogha Sully / Christy Barrys / Briege's Boston Jig (2nd in Christy Barry's Set on KC 1; 2nd in Christy Barrys Set and 2nd in the set The Burren Flowers on LitN; 2nd in set Bye A While on PRynne 1) (composed by Anthony Sullivan aka Tony "Sully" Sullivan)
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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).
~199515#2
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
~19953#2
[KC 1] Kevin Crawford. 'D' Flute Album. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán). For this tune: (whistles).
~20024#2
[LitN] Christy Barry, Conor McCarthy, Cyril O'Donoghue. Late . . . in the Night. Christy Barry (flute, whistle, spoons), Conor McCarthy (accordion), Cyril O'Donoghue (bouzouki, guitar). For this tune: Christy (Eb whistle).
~20041#2
[PRynne 1] Pádraig Rynne. Bye a While. Pádraig Rynne (concertina). For this tune: with John McSherry (low whistle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Sean Coughlan's #2
KC 1, LitN
A Trip to the Cottage
CDrny 3
I Was Born for Sport
PRynne 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Stolen Purse
CDrny 3
Lark on the Strand
LitN
Bye A While
PRynne 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 tune #63 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book. [available]
As jig #123 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [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): 1979