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Tune ID#2960 (Eleanor Kane's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Eleanor Kane'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 BHCMoher (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Eleanor Kane's / Eleanor Kane's Reel / Eleanor Keane's Reel / Reavey's / Eddie Kelly's / Mulhaires (composed by Ed Reavy, although CNea 1 credits this to Martin Mulhaire)
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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).
~19722#1
[BHCMoher] Sean Ryan, Kathleen Ryan, Pat Lyons. Back Home to the Cliffs of Mohir [sic]. Sean Ryan (fiddle), Pat Lyons (accordion), Kathleen Ryan (piano).
~19842#1
[Crsl] Séamus McGuire, Manus McGuire, Dáithí Sproule. Carousel. Séamus McGuire (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Dáithí Sproule (guitars, vocals).
~199916#2
[CNea 1] Colin Nea. The Pure Box. Colin Nea (accordion).
200811#1
[RBys 3] Randal Bays. Dig with It. Randal Bays (fiddle, guitar, harp).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Molly Bán
CNea 1
Played beforeOn Albums
House on the Hill
BHCMoher
King of the Clans
Crsl
Maids of Mitchelstown
RBys 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 #181 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As tune #19 in [ER] Joseph M. Reavy (compiler). The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy. [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): 1966