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Tune ID#2879 (Hunt)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Hunt about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording CC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Mode ?
Set danceG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Hunt, The / An Seilg / The Galtee Hunt / Galtee Hunt / Mount Phoebus' Hunt / Mount Fabus Hunt / The Mountfamous Hunt (appears within the arrangement The Hound and the Hare on Boys 3) (also in F)
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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).
19744#1
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted.
19746#2
[Boys 3] Boys of the Lough. Live at Passim. Dave Richardson (mandolin, banjo), Aly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McDonnell [sic for: Cathal McConnell] (flute, whistle), Robin Morton (bodhrán, concertina).
19789#1
[EOD] Eugene O'Donnell. Slow Airs and Set Dances. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle).
~19937#1
[CKeane 1] Conor Keane. Cooley's House. Conor Keane (accordion).
~199713#1
[NaCnn 1] Na Connerys. Celtic Sessions. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Kevin Glackin (fiddle), Sean Og Potts (pipes, whistle), John Regan (accordion), John Wynne (flute), Tom McDonagh (bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar).
~200711#1
[MH 5] Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. Welcome Here Again. Martin Hayes (fiddle, viola), Dennis Cahill (guitar, mandolin, bass).
~200912#1
[DubMMe] Liam O'Connor and Seán McKeon. Dublin Made Me. Liam O'Connor (fiddle, viola), Seán McKeon (pipes).
~20111#1
[StryGoes] Seán Tyrrell, Kevin Glackin, Ronan Browne. And So the Story Goes . . .. Seán Tyrrell (banjo, mandolin, mandola, mandocello, mandobass, tenor guitar, vocals), Kevin Glackin (fiddle), Ronan Browne (pipes, flute, whistle, bodhrán).
~20115#2
[NFBolg] Jack Talty, Cormac Begley. Na Fir Bolg. Jack Talty (concertina), Cormac Begley (concertina). For this tune: (Bb/F concertinas).
~20156#1
[RBPOL 3] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The Legacy. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Laurel Hill Hunt
Boys 3
An Suisin Bán
NFBolg
Played beforeOn Albums
Hare in the Corn
Boys 3
An Suisin Bán
DubMMe
Dunphy's Hornpipe
StryGoes
Rodney's Glory
RBPOL 3

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 #1799 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #1800 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #976 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #276 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #84 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
On page 224 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As 1 (Treoir) in [L] Alan's private loose music.
As tune #99 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. [available]
In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].
As setd #10 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): 1903