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Tune ID#341 (Clogger's Quilt)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Clogger's Quilt about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording TMC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel16ABF Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Clogger's Quilt, The / The Clogger Quilt / The Swallow / An Fháinleog / The Shallow Reel / The Shallow / An Tanaí Larry Redican's / Ríl Larry Redican / Larry Redigan's / Rattigan's / St. Andrew's / St Andrews / Micho Russell's Favorite / Kathleen's Fiddle / Barry's Fancy / Drag Her across the Road / Humours of Westport (3rd in set The Mountain Road on 4MD 2) (also in G) (compare Paddy Finlay's #2749) (composed by Larry Redican)

cd Discography

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.

Click play to hear the first 12 seconds.
Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
196514#2
[TMC] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Michael Coleman. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano).
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~19721#2
[BHCMoher] Sean Ryan, Kathleen Ryan, Pat Lyons. Back Home to the Cliffs of Mohir [sic]. Sean Ryan (fiddle), Pat Lyons (accordion), Kathleen Ryan (piano).
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199212#2
[MH 1] Martin Hayes. Martin Hayes. Martin Hayes (fiddle).
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~199216#1
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's.
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~19938#3
[4MD 2] Four Men and a Dog. Shifting Gravel. Cathal Hayden (fiddle, banjo), Gino Lupari (percussion, vocals), Kevin Doherty (guitar, vocals), Arty McGlynn (guitar), Conor Keane (accordion), Gerry O'Connor (banjo, fiddle).
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~19961#2
[JBrosnan] John Brosnan. The Cook in the Kitchen. John Brosnan (accordion).
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~19966#3
[SBw] Folan and Davey. Skin and Bow. Declan Folan (fiddle), Junior Davey (bodhrán).
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~199911#3
[DzDnly 1] Dezi Donnelly. Familiar Footsteps. Dezi Donnelly (fiddle).
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~20077#1
[PHGH 2] Peter Horan and Gerry Harrington. The Merry Love to Play. Peter Horan (flute), Gerry Harrington (fiddle).
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~20085#3
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (fiddle).
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20129#3
[CtNGn] Caitlín Nic Gabhann. Caitlín. Caitlín Nic Gabhann (concertina, dance).
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~20129#3
[MiMulc] Michelle Mulcahy. Suaimhneas. Michelle Mulcahy (harp).
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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 very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
On page 79 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [available]
As tune #32 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #110 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. [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