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Tune ID#2459 (O'Mahony's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of O'Mahony's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording SatG (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?BarsMode ?
Hornpipe32G Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
O'Mahony's / O'Mahoney's / O'Mahony's Hornpipe / The Hatter's Hornpipe / Prendiville's Hornpipe / Callaghan's / Tony Dalton's / Mike Crowley's Hornpipe (also in D)
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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).
~19692#1
[SatG] Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. The Star above the Garter. Fiddle music from Kerry, played by Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle).
~19862.9#1
[RtH] Round the House. Music for the Sets - Vol. 1. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich (accordion), Gerry Bevan (fiddle)..
19931.6#1
[SDI 2] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume II. Denis McMahon (fiddle), Paudy Scully (flute), Timmy O'Connor (melodeon), Michael Tubridy (flute), Tommy McCarthy (concertina), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
~19953#1
[JsMrsh 2] Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (accordion).
~19979#2
[BBg 2] Brendan Begley. We Won't Go Home 'til Morning. Brendan Begley (accordion, melodeon, vocals). For this tune: (melodeon).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Plains of Boyle
BBg 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Stack of Barley
SatG
Fisher's Hornpipe
RtH
Cronin's Hornpipe
SDI 2
Tay in a Bucket
JsMrsh 2
North Shore
BBg 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 tune #225 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As tune #68 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
On page 79 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
As 11 (Treoir) in [L] Alan's private loose music.

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): 1969