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Tune ID#3293 (Clancy's Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Clancy's 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 WC 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Single jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Clancy's Jig / Willie Clancy's / Willie's Fling (3rd in set Tanglony on KC 3) (also in B, also described as a fling)
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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).
197317#1
[WC 2] Willie Clancy. The Pipering of Willie Clancy. Volume 1. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle).
~19968#2
[JOBM 1] Jimmy O'Brien-Moran. Seán Reid's Favourite. Jimmy O'Brien-Moran (pipes).
20039#4
[Tda 2] Téada. Give Us a Penny and Let Us Be Gone. Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle, vocals), John Blake (flute, guitar), Paul Finn (accordion, concertina), Seán McElwain (banjo, bouzouki), Tristan Rosenstock (bodhrán, vocals).
~20129#3
[KC 3] Kevin Crawford. Carrying the Tune. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle). For this tune: (D whistle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Miss Galvin's
JOBM 1
Rowsome's
Tda 2
Barrack Hill
KC 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 #70 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
As other #18 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions. [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): 1965