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Tune ID#3114 (Maid behind the Bar)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Maid behind the Bar about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording THwtB (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBC Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Maid behind the Bar, The / An Ógbhean ar Chúl an Bheáir (compare 1st part with Green Mountain #2336, compare Haymaker #3433, especially the start of their 2nd parts; compare Maid behind the Bar #1184, especially the 2nd half of their 2nd parts; compare #5067)
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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).
~199412#3
[AtMcGn 1] Antóin MacGabhann. Ar Aon Bhuille. Matching Beats. Antóin MacGabhann (fiddle).
~199814#1
[THwtB] Seamus Tansey and Jim McKillop. To Hell with the Begrudgers. Seamus Tansey (flute), Jim McKillop (fiddle). For this tune: Jim (fiddle).
~20045#1
[GOC 4] Gerry O'Connor. Journeyman. Gerry O'Connor (fiddle).
201414#1
[Unfldg] Unfolding. Young Music from East Clare. Sorcha Costello (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Tommy Coen's
AtMcGn 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Paddy Ryan's Dream
GOC 4, Unfldg
Maid behind the Bar
THwtB

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 #67 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [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 only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1988