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Tune ID#322 (Sean Coughlan's #2)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Sean Coughlan's #2 about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BBg 3 (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):
Sean Coughlan's #2 / Sean Coughlan's / Seán Coughlin's / Seán Coughlin / Christy Barry's / Crawford's / Port Mhic Chrábhagáin (also in D) (1st in Christy Barry's Set on KC 1; 1st in Christy Barrys Set on LitN; 2nd in set Baile na bPoc on MOBAL; 1st in set The Burren Flowers on LitN)
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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).
~19878#3
[JOS 1] Jerry O'Sullivan. The Invasion. Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes). For this tune: with Eileen Ivers (fiddle).
~19953#1
[KC 1] Kevin Crawford. 'D' Flute Album. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán). For this tune: (whistle).
~199712#1
[SHernon] Seán Hernon. An Nóra Bheag. Seán Hernon (Eb whistle, banjo). For this tune: (banjo), with Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
19997#1
[MOBAL] Michelle O'Brien, Aogán Lynch and Gavin Rolston [sic]. Michelle O'Brien, Aogán Lynch and Gavin Ralston. Michelle O'Brien (fiddle), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Gavin Ralston (guitar). For this tune: Aogán Lynch (concertina).
20027#2
[BBg 3] Brendan Begley. It Could Be a Good Night Yet! Oíche go Maidean. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich/Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (C#/D accordion).
~20024#1
[LitN] Christy Barry, Conor McCarthy, Cyril O'Donoghue. Late . . . in the Night. Christy Barry (flute, whistle, spoons), Conor McCarthy (accordion), Cyril O'Donoghue (bouzouki, guitar). For this tune: Christy (Eb whistle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Australian Waters
JOS 1
Farewell to Lisheen
BBg 3
Played beforeOn Albums
Butlers of Glen Avenue
KC 1, LitN
Repeal of the Union
SHernon
Orange Rogue
MOBAL
Seán Coughlin's
BBg 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 jig #376 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [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): 1987