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Tune ID#290 (Miss Lyall's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Miss Lyall's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording PS 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Strathspey32AABBA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Miss Lyall's / Miss Lyall / Lady Lyle / The Cat that Kittled in James' Wig / The Cat that Kittled in Jamie's Wig / An Cat a Bhreith Piscíní I bPeiriúc Jamie / Faill na mBan / Faill na m Ban / File Na Mon / Hard by Seifin / Early in the Morning (1st in set Highlands on ECoy 1) (also as schottische or highland with 2nd part singled; also described as a hornpipe)
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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).
19742#1
[JD 3] John Doherty. The Celebrated Recordings. John Doherty (fiddle, vocals).
197715#1
[JD 4] John Doherty. Bundle and Go. John Doherty (fiddle).
~19813#2
[ApW] Brian Conway and Tony DeMarco. The Apple in Winter. Irish Music in New York. Brian Conway (fiddle), Tony DeMarco (fiddle).
~19884#1
[PO 1] Paddy O'Brien with Daíthi Sproule. Stranger at the Gate. Paddy O'Brien (accordion).
~19883#1
[PS 2] Kevin Burke, Jackie Daly, Andy Irvine, Arty McGlynn. 2, Patrick Street. Kevin Burke (fiddle, backing vocals), Jackie Daly (accordion, backing vocals), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, mandola, harmonica), Arty McGlynn (guitar).
~198811#1
[BigSq] The Big Squeeze. Masters of the Celtic Accordion. Paddy O'Brien (accordion).
~200210#1
[ECoy 1] Éamonn Coyne. Through the Round Window. Éamonn Coyne (banjo, guitar, mandolin).
~200710#1
[ATrgs 1] Athena Tergis. A Letter Home. Athena Tergis (fiddle).
~20116#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).
20148#2
[LWard] Lisa Ward. Black Swan. Lisa Ward (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Miss Ramsay's
ApW
Lovely Lough Sheelin
LWard
Played beforeOn Albums
Merle's Tune
PO 1, BigSq
Old Copperplate
ApW
Woodcock Hill
PS 2
Low Highland
ECoy 1
Paddy Ryan's Dream
ATrgs 1
Matt Peoples
StryGoes
Mrs. Kenny's
LWard

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 #234 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
On page 79 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [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): 1927