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Tune ID#2476 (Kilcummin Slide)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Kilcummin Slide about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording POK (1948) (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Kilcummin Slide, The / The Kilcummin / Kilcummin Slide (as No Name on JOL 1; in set Mick Mahoney's on JOL 2) (1st part same as 3rd part for Dingle Regatta #4520)
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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).
194815#1
[POK] Pádraig O'Keeffe. The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master. Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle).
19496#3
[POK] Pádraig O'Keeffe. The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master. Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle). For this tune: with Denis Murphy (fiddle).
197713#2
[JOL 1] Johnny O'Leary. Music for the Set. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
~19898#2
[JOL 2] Johnny O'Leary. An Calmfhear. The Trooper. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
199518#2
[JOL 3] Johnny O'Leary. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
201215#2
[LMlltt 2] Larry Mallette. A Stroll in the Park. Larry Mallette (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
If I Had a Wife
JOL 1, JOL 2, JOL 3
Chase Me Charlie
POK
Chloe's Wild Ride
LMlltt 2
Played beforeOn Albums
If I Had a Wife
POK
Glountane Slide
JOL 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.
On page 32 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. [available]
As tune #40 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As tune #91 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [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): 1948