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Tune ID#250 (An Seanduine Dóite)

Transcription of first 2 bars of An Seanduine Dóite about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MMulv 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
An Seanduine Dóite / Sean Duine Dóite / Sean Duine Doite / An Shean Dúinne / An Seanduine Seoirse / The Burnt Old Man / The Campbells Are Coming / The Campbell's Are Coming / The Cambells Are Coming / Georgie, the Dotard (also as slide included here, as song / air #1754) (compare 1st part with 1st part of jig #70 and with 1st part of Jackson's Bottle of Brandy #908) (also in G or E)
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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).
~1978B.3#2
[MMulv 1] Martin Mulvihill with Mick Moloney. Traditional Irish Fiddling from County Limerick. Martin Mulvihill (fiddle).
~19799#2
[Ev] Kevin Burke and Jackie Daly. Eavesdropper. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina).
~199321#2
[JCnly 1] Johnny Connolly. An tOileán Aerach. Johnny Connolly (melodeon). For this tune: (C melodeon).
~199512#2
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
19979#3
[SCAC] Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh (fiddle), Aidan Coffey (accordion).
~19985#1
[BG 5] Bobby Gardiner. The Clare Shout. Bobby Gardiner (melodeon, lilting). For this tune: (D melodeon).
~19995#3
[NVall 1] Niall Vallely. Beyond Words. Niall Vallely (concertina, keyboard).
20001.12#1
[LaL] Lámh ar Lámh. Many Hands. young musicians of Ashbourne CCE.
20015#1
[JCrv] John Creaven. The Story So Far. John Creaven (flute).
~20052#2
[MulcFam2] Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. Notes from the Heart. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, melodeon), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (fiddle, concertina, harp, piano).
~200613#2
[CrnrHs 2] Corner House. The Friendly Visit. Davey Mathias (guitar), Andi Hearn (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Andi (fiddle).
~201110#3
[DBrder] Dan Brouder. "The Lark's Air". Dan Brouder (accordion, melodeon). For this tune: (melodeon).
201212#1
[Yanks 1] The Yanks. The Yanks. Isaac Alderson (flute, pipes), Dylan Foley (fiddle), Dan Gurney (accordion), Sean Earnest (guitar, bouzouki). For this tune: Sean (guitar).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Ballygoughlin Jig
MMulv 1
Palm Sunday
Ev
Geese in the Bog
JCnly 1
Leg of the Duck
CDrny 3
Johnny O'Leary's
SCAC
Willie Coleman's
NVall 1
Billy McCormick
MulcFam2
Rakes of Kildare
CrnrHs 2
Butcher's MarchDBrder
Played beforeOn Albums
Connaughtman's Rambles
NVall 1
Boys of the Town
LaL
Johnny Henry's Jig
JCrv
Maguire's Kick
MulcFam2
Micko Russell's Slide
Yanks 1

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 #91 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As jig #65 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As tune #83 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session 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