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Tune ID#2336 (Green Mountain)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Green Mountain about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording CW (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Green Mountain, The / An Sliabh Glas / An Cnoc Glas / Green Mountain / Joe Cooley's Green Mountain / Sliabh Glas Joe Cooley / The Long Island Reel / Judy's Reel / The Judy Reel / The Barmaid / Cailín an Ósta / The Maid behind the Bar / The Haymaker / Joe Monaghan's Favorite / Mullins' (1st in set The Old School House on KCB 6; 1st in Reconciliation Set on GOC 2) (also in C or E) (compare Maid behind the Bar #1184, Green Mountain #3114, compare 1st part with 1st part of John Brennan's #88; compare more distantly John Naughton's Green Mountain #5067)
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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).
~19625#2
[BG 1] Bobby Gardiner. Memories of Clare. Bobby Gardiner (accordion).
~19745#1
[KCB 3] [The Kilfenora Ceili Band]. [The Kilfenora Céilí Band].
~19771#1
[DODnl] Danny O'Donnell. Ón tSean-Am Anall. Danny O'Donnell (fiddle).
~19854#3
[CW] Matt Molloy and Sean Keane. Contentment Is Wealth. Matt Molloy (flute), Sean Keane (fiddle). For this tune: Matt Molloy (flute).
~198624#1
[CCssdy] Con Cassidy. Traditional Fiddle Music from Donegal. Con Cassidy (fiddle).
~198910#1
[GdMxr] Noel O Grady, Henry Benagh, John Carty, Marcus Hernon. The Good Mixer.
199414#3
[MvC 1] Moving Cloud. Moving Cloud. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute and percussion), Carl Hession (piano).
~19947#1
[JCt 1] John Carty and Brian McGrath. The Cat that Ate the Candle. John Carty (banjo, fiddle), Brian McGrath (piano, banjo). For this tune: (banjo).
19998#1
[AMacN 1] Andrew Mac Namara. Dawn. Andrew Mac Namara (accordion).
~19995#1
[GOC 2] Gerry O'Connor. Myriad. Gerry O'Connor (banjo, fiddle, guitar). For this tune: (banjo).
200211#2
[BBg 3] Brendan Begley. It Could Be a Good Night Yet! Oíche go Maidean. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich/Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (D melodeon).
~20023#1
[KCB 6] The Kilfenora Céilí Band. Live in Lisdoonvarna. Anne Rynne (fiddle), Conor McCarthy (accordion), Garry Shannon (flute), Tim Collins (concertina), Sheila Garry (fiddle), Fintan McMahon (piano), Anne Marie McCormack (fiddle), John Lynch (banjo), Sean Griffin (drums), Anthony Quigney (flute).
~20044#3
[DF] The Dunne Family. Legacy. Mickey Dunne (pipes, fiddle, whistle), Niamh Dunne (fiddle, vocals, viola), Brid Dunne (fiddle). For this tune: Niamh (fiddle).
~200513#1
[MulcFam2] Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. Notes from the Heart. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, melodeon), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (fiddle, concertina, harp, piano). For this tune: Michelle (harp).
~20051.21#2
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. David Migoya (Eb flute).
~20052.4#1
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. JP Downes (flute).
20077#1
[KHys 2] Kitty Hayes. Remembered. In Concert in Glór and Bantry House. Kitty Hayes (concertina). For this tune: with Martin Hayes (fiddle).
20082#1
[LRCB] Lough Ree Ceili Band. Keep 'er Lit. Live from Spanish Point. Johnnie Duffy (banjo), Brendan Doyle (accordion), Liz Ryan (piano), Colin Butler (drums).
~20085#1
[COG 2] Conal Ó Gráda. Cnoc Buí. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
20099#1
[LBCK] Kevin Griffin, Eoin O'Neill, Quentin Cooper. Live at the Burren Centre, Kilfenora. Kevin Griffin (banjo), Eoin O'Neill (bouzouki), Quentin Cooper (mandolin, banjo). For this tune: Kevin (banjo).
20094#1
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. Kevin Griffin (banjo).
201114#2
[PMcGl 2] Paul McGlinchey. The Boys of the Town. Paul McGlinchey (flute).
~20143#2
[LoMulc 1] Louise Mulcahy. Tuning the Road. Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes, whistle). For this tune: (Eb flute).
~201412#1
[NnNCsd] Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha. Draoícht na Feadóige. Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha (flute, whistle). For this tune: with Michael Hynes (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Spike Island Lassies
BG 1
Captain Kelly
CW
Touch Me If You Dare
MvC 1
Hunter's Purse
BBg 3
Bag of Spuds
DF
Turnpike
WFO 3
Pigeon on the Gate
PMcGl 2
Laurel Tree
LoMulc 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Reel of Rio
KCB 3, KCB 6, KHys 2
Humours of Westport
LBCK, RoClare
Humours of Castlefin
DODnl
Marian's Favourite
GdMxr
Kiss Your Partner
MvC 1
Captain Kelly
JCt 1
Bunker Hill
AMacN 1
Flogging Reel
GOC 2
Man of the House
BBg 3
Bucks of Oranmore
MulcFam2
Earl's Chair
WFO 3
Glen Allen
WFO 3
Red-Haired Lass
LRCB
Rookery
COG 2
Galway Rambler
PMcGl 2
Neansaí's Reel
NnNCsd

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 #1205 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #481 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 96 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #201 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As tune #229 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As reel #126 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): 1903