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Tune ID#2825 (Four Posts of the Bed)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Four Posts of the Bed about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MR 8 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Single jig32AABBA Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Four Posts of the Bed, The (also in Dorian)
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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
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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19661.21#1
[MR 10] Micho Russell. Rarities and Old Favorites 1949-1993. Micho Russell (whistle, flute, vocals). For this tune: (flute), with Willie Shannon (fiddle).
19936#1
[MR 8] Micho Russell. Ireland's Whistling Ambassador. Micho Russell (whistle, vocals).
~19974#3
[Sol 2] Solas. Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers. Karan Casey (vocals), John Doyle (guitar, mandocello, vocals), Seamus Egan (flute, banjo, whistle, mandolin, guitar, bodhrán, percussion), Winifred Horan (fiddle), John Williams (accordion, concertina).

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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 133 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.

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 only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1966