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Tune ID#2211 (Maeve's Reel)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Maeve's Reel about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JMcKllp (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Maeve's Reel / Jim McKillop's Reel for Maeve / Jim McKillop's / Jim Mc Killop's / Ríl Jim McKillop ( 1st in set Mc Killop's on SSm) (composed by Jim McKillop)
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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).
~19837#1
[JMcKllp] Jim McKillop, Josephine Keegan. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Jim McKillop (fiddle), Josephine Keegan (piano).
~19932#1
[SSm] Seán Smyth. The Blue Fiddle. Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle, vocals).
~199912#2
[BCB 2] The Bridge Céilí Band. Sparks on Flags. Tom Ahearne (fiddle), Robert Gleeson (fiddle), Karen Gavigan (fiddle), Carthage Daly (fiddle), Catherine McHugh (fiddle), James Kinsella (accordion), Fionnuala Gleeson (flute), Eugene Nolan (flute), Pat O'Meara (piano, synthesizer), Liam McCormack (drums, bodhrán).
200310#2
[LLses 2] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Track Across the Deep. Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Maureen Linane (accordion), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Pigeon on the Gate
BCB 2
Imelda Roland's
LLses 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Fisherman's Island
JMcKllp
Forget Me Not
SSm
Fiddler's Welcome
BCB 2
Master's Return
LLses 2

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 #610 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [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): 1983