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Tune ID#3558 (Paddy Fahey's Jig No. 4)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Paddy Fahey's Jig No. 4 about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Fisherst (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Paddy Fahey's Jig No. 4 / Paddy Fahy's / Paddy Fahey's / Fisherstreet (1st in set Wingflapper on PRynne 1) (also in G) (composed by Paddy Fahey aka Paddy Fahy)
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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).
~19914#3
[Fisherst] Fisherstreet. Out in the Night. John McMahon (concertina, pipes), Seamus McMahon (fiddle, flute), Dermot Lernihan (accordion), Noreen O'Donoghue (harp, keyboards, piano), Frank Cullen (mandola, mandolin), Maurice Coyle (guitar).
~19999#2
[PF] Patty Furlong. Traditional Irish Music on Button Accordion. Patty Conway Furlong (accordion). For this tune: with Frankie McCormick (banjo).
20022.6#3
[KCThtr] Live from the Katharine Cornell Theater. Traditional Irish Music. Liz Kane (fiddle), Yvonne Kane (fiddle).
~20046#1
[PRynne 1] Pádraig Rynne. Bye a While. Pádraig Rynne (concertina).
201111#3
[HDvls 2] The House Devils. Crossing the Ocean. Matt Fahey (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, resonator guitar), Mat Walklate (harmonica, flute, vocals, whistle, pipes), Andrew Dinan (fiddle), Anthony Haller (double bass). For this tune: Mat Walklate (flute, harmonica).
~20116#2
[SailCrvt] Paddy O'Brien, Tom Schaefer, Paul Wehling, Erin Hart. The Sailor's Cravat. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Tom Schaefer (fiddle), Paul Wehling (bouzouki), Erin Hart (vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Paddy Fahey's Jig No. 10
Fisherst
Killavil Jig
PF
Jig for Jimmy
KCThtr
[untitled]
HDvls 2
Kitty's Rambles
SailCrvt
Played beforeOn Albums
Wingflapper
PRynne 1
Sliabh Bloom
SailCrvt

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.
On page 280 of [FaheyMH] Maria Holohan. The Tune Compositions of Paddy Fahey.

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): 1991