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Tune ID#347 (Coachman's Whip)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Coachman's Whip about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Dnu 5 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Coachman's Whip, The (3rd in set Mama's Pet on FG 3; 2nd in set The Coachman's Whip on Dnu 5) (also singled, often with reversed parts, also in F) (composed by Vincent Broderick)
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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).
~19883#1
[PO 1] Paddy O'Brien with Daíthi Sproule. Stranger at the Gate. Paddy O'Brien (accordion).
~198910#3
[FG 3] Frankie Gavin. Frankie Goes to Town. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: (flute), (fiddle).
19942#3
[MvC 1] Moving Cloud. Moving Cloud. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute and percussion), Carl Hession (piano).
~200310#1
[MMlvy] Mick Mulvey. Within a Mile o' Jamestown. Mick Mulvey (flute). For this tune: (D flute), with Karen Ryan (fiddle).
20047#2
[Dnu 5] Danú. When All Is Said and Done. Donal Clancy (guitar, electric bass), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Tom Doorley (flute, whistle, vocals), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, fiddle), Oisin McAuley (fiddle, vocals), Benny McCarthy (accordion), Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (vocals, whistle, flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Sailor on the Rock
FG 3
More Luck to Us
MvC 1
Tommy Coen's
Dnu 5
Played beforeOn Albums
Foxhunter's Chorus
PO 1
Tailor's Thimble
MMlvy
Tuttle's Reel
Dnu 5

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 #18 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
On page 5 of [VB1] Vincent Broderick. Traditional Irish Flute Solos. The Turoe Stone Collection. Volume 1. [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): 1974