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Tune ID#2568 (Hare in the Corn)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Hare in the Corn 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 ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Hare in the Corn, The / Hare in the Corn / An Giorria San Arbhar / The Hair in the Corn / Hair in the Corn / Quarry Cross Slide #2 / Sleamhnáin chrosaire an chairéil, no. 2 / The Humours of Ballydaly / The Humours of Balldaly / The Cat in the Corner / An Giorria San Arbhar (2nd in set Sleamhnáin Chrosaire an Chairéil / The Quarry Cross Slides on JOL 2; 3rd in set Slide in on Sld 2; 4th in set Lios Uí Bhigín on NNC 1; 1st in set Síbín Slides on SBTE) (compare 1st part with 1st part of jig Hare in the Corn #2189)
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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).
19499#3
[POK] Pádraig O'Keeffe. The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master. Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle).
~19691#2
[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).
~19893#2
[JOL 2] Johnny O'Leary. An Calmfhear. The Trooper. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
19931.3#2
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Denis (fiddle), Paudy (flute), Timmy (melodeon).
~199615#2
[DH 1] Dan Herlihy and Friends. The Night of the Fair. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Dan Herlihy (accordion). For this tune: with Denis O'Connor (banjo).
~19962#3
[SN 1] Sliabh Notes. Sliabh Notes. Dónal Murphy (accordion), Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Tommy O'Sullivan (guitar, vocals).
20021#3
[Sld 2] Slide. Harmonic Motion. Aogán Lynch (concertina, whistle, vocals), Daire Bracken (fiddle, strings, guitar, vocals), Mick Broderick (bouzouki, mandolin, vocals), Éamonn de Barra (flute, whistle, bodhrán, piano, harmonium, vocals).
~20037#2
[KLO] Mick O'Brien agus Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. Kitty Lie Over. Mick O'Brien (pipes, whistle), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: (pipes), (fiddle).
~200514#3
[MulcFam2] Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. Notes from the Heart. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, melodeon), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (fiddle, concertina, harp, piano). For this tune: (C pipes), (fiddle).
20076#4
[AbsIr] Absolutely Irish. Mac Benford (banjo, vocals), Darrah Carr (feet), Liz Carroll (fiddle), Karan Casey (vocals), Brendan Dolan (piano), John Doyle (guitar, bouzouki, vocals), Seamus Egan (banjo, flute), Eileen Ivers (fiddle), Rhys Jones (fiddle, guitar, vocals), Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Billy McComiskey (accordion), Susan McKeown (vocals), Mick Moloney (banjo, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Robbie O'Connell (vocals, guitar), Niall O'Leary (feet), Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes, whistle), Mike Rafferty (flute), Athena Tergis (fiddle).
~200713#4
[NNC 1] Niamh Ní Charra. Ón Dá Thaobh. From Both Sides. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina). For this tune: (fiddle), with Brendan Begley (accordion).
201013#1
[SBTE] Seamus Begley and Tim Edey. Disgrace Notes. Seamus Begley (accordion, vocals), Tim Edey (guitar, bass, vocals, piano, keyboard). For this tune: (D/D# accordion).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Rathawaun
SatG, SDI 3, DH 1, SN 1, KLO
Ceanngulla Slide
POK, Sld 2, MulcFam2
Johnny the Tailor's Fancy
JOL 2
Star above the Garter
AbsIr
Lios Uí Bhigín
NNC 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Nóra Chríonna
SBTE

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 22 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. [available]
As tune #42 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As tune #79 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book. [available]
As tune #103 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): 1949