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Tune ID#3077 (Killimor Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Killimor Jig about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording ECr (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Killimor Jig, The / The Killimor / Killimor / Killimur / The Killimer Jig / Cill Íomair / The Kylemore / Port Uí Cheallaigh / Kelly's Jig (1st in set Ballycar Jigs on MHyDLd 1) (composed by Seán Ryan)
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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).
196022#1
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina). For this tune: with Seán Reid, Aggie White, Peter O'Loughlin, Hugh Doohan, Paddy Breen, Michael Tubridy.
~200013#1
[EOR] Eoin Ó Riabhaigh. Tiomnacht. Handed On. Eoin Ó Riabhaigh (pipes).
200110#2
20038#1
[MHyDLd 1] Michael Hynes and Denis Liddy. Waifs and Strays. Michael Hynes (flute), Denis Liddy (fiddle).
~20057#2
[CDrny 4] Chris Droney. Down from Bell Harbour. Chris Droney (concertina).
~200810#1
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Trip to Athlone
TrsCl
Knights of St. Patrick
CDrny 4
Played beforeOn Albums
Gold Ring
EOR
Hag's Purse
MHyDLd 1
Pat McKenna's
BCw 2

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 #109 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
On page 24 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [available]
As tune #11 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1. [available]
As jig #82 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 8 of [SR] Brian Ryan. The Hidden Ireland. The First Selection of Irish Traditional Compositions of Seán Ryan. [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): 1958