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Tune ID#2463 (Haunted House)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Haunted House about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording LoStBand (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):
Haunted House, The / Haunted House / Teach na Samhla / Old Leitrim Jig / The Leitrim Jig / Drumshambo Jig / Maguire's (1st in set The Vincent Broderick Selection on CDrny 3) (also in A) (composed by Vincent Broderick)
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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).
~199517#1
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
~19968#3
[LoStBand] The Lonely Stranded Band. The Lonely Stranded Band. Traditional Irish Music and Song from Charlie Piggott, Miriam Collins and Joe Corcoran. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Miriam Collins (concertina), Joe Corcoran (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).
20002.2#1
200014#2
[INS] Hammy Hamilton, Séamus Creagh, Con Ó Drisceoil. It's No Secret. Hammy Hamilton (flute, vocals), Séamus Creagh (fiddle, vocals), Con Ó Drisceoil (accordion, vocals, piano). For this tune: Séamus (fiddle), Hammy (flute).
~20012#2
[HOP] Claire Byrne, Darragh Murphy, Barry Kerr, Patrick Davey. The Humours of Piping. Claire Byrne (pipes), Darragh Murphy (pipes), Barry Kerr (pipes), Patrick Davey (pipes). For this tune: Claire.
~20022#3
[JWh 2] John Whelan. From the Heart. Traditional Irish Music. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Patrick Mangan (fiddle).
20068#1
[TCB 4] The Tulla Céilí Band. 60th Anniversary Celebration. Mark Donnellan (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Jim Corry (piano), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), J.J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Martin Glynn (flute), Mick Flanagan (drums). For this tune: Mark Donlan (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle).
~20062.14#2
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. Tim Britton (flute).
20072#2
[KHys 2] Kitty Hayes. Remembered. In Concert in Glór and Bantry House. Kitty Hayes (concertina).
20092#3
[DPss 2] Dan Possumato. Pulling Out the Stops. Traditional Music and Song of Ireland. Dan Possumato (accordion).
20117#1
[JigUp] The Jig Is Up!. First Steps. Judd Heartsill (accordion, flute), Larry Mallette (flute, whistle), Diehl Moran (fiddle, banjo), Matthew Lewis (guitar, flute, whistle), Robert Shaddox (bodhrán, vocals). For this tune: 1st time (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Hughie Travers'
LoStBand
A Night at the Fair
INS
Frieze Breeches
HOP
Paddy O'Rafferty
JWh 2
O'Donnell's Lament
WFO 3
Manning's Jig
KHys 2
Gaelic Club
DPss 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Whistler at the Wake
CDrny 3
Strike the Gay Harp
LaL
Orphan
TCB 4
Lark on the Strand
WFO 3
Luachrachán
KHys 2
Billy McCormick
JigUp

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 #37 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As jig #1 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 30 of [VB1] Vincent Broderick. Traditional Irish Flute Solos. The Turoe Stone Collection. Volume 1. [available]
On page 95 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.
On page 171 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As jig #91 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1974