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Tune ID#2466 (Mrs. Crowley's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Mrs. Crowley'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 ScE (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Polka32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Mrs. Crowley's / The Other Clog (2nd in set Polkas on HamHam; 2nd in set A Selection of Sliabh Luachra Polkas on ScE) (composed by Mrs. Crowley of Kenmare)
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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).
~19901.6#2
[HamHam] Hammy Hamilton. The Moneymusk. Hammy Hamilton (flute). For this tune: with Peadar (concertina).
19929#2
[ScE] Gerry Harrington and Eoghan O'Sullivan. Scéal Eile. Gerry Harrington (fiddle), Eoghan O'Sullivan (accordion). For this tune: Eoghan (accordion), Gerry (fiddle).
19977#3
[OAces] O'Aces. Ón Oíche go Maidin. Martin Dowling (fiddle), Davy Maguire (flute), Jason O'Rourke (concertina), Kevin Dorris (bouzouki), Paul McSherry (guitar).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Johnny I Do Miss You
HamHam
Gullane Polka
ScE
Seán McGovern's Polka
OAces
Played beforeOn Albums
I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue
HamHam
Scartaglen Polka
ScE

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 polka #30 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As polka #27 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): 1990