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Tune ID#2293 (Kitty O'Neill's Champion Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Kitty O'Neill's Champion Jig about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording KB IC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe104AABBCDDEEFFGGA Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Kitty O'Neill's Champion Jig / Kitty O'Neill's / Kitty O'Neil's / Kitty O'Neil / Kitty O'Shea (1st in set The Ballintore Jig on PK 2) (also singled, also in G with only last part doubled, also a structure AABB, also described as a jig) (compare 2-part American setting in book FT, included here) (the 2nd part also occurs as the 4th part of Smoky Chimney #1787)
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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).
~198212#1
[TP 4] Tommy Peoples. The Iron Man. Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
~19836#1
[PK 2] Paddy Keenan. Poirt an Phíobaire. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
19983#1
[KB IC] Kevin Burke. In Concert. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
~20003#1
~200112#1
[PK 4] Paddy Keenan, Tommy O'Sullivan. The Long Grazing Acre. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Tommy O'Sullivan (guitar, vocals). For this tune: (pipes).
200712#1
[AbsIr] Absolutely Irish. Athena Tergis (fiddle).
20133#1
[SunBanks] Edel Fox and Neill Byrne. The Sunny Banks. Edel Fox (concertina, fiddle), Neill Byrne (fiddle).
~20136#1
[ECoyKD] Éamonn Coyne and Kris Drever. Storymap. Éamonn Coyne (banjo, guitar), Kris Drever (guitar, vocals, mandolin). For this tune: with Megan Henderson (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Ballintore Fancy
PK 2, PK 4
Maid behind the Bar
TrsCl

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 #187 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. [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): 1982