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Tune ID#356 (Promenade)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Promenade about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MGm (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?BarsMode ?
Slip jig16A Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Promenade, The / Promenade / Coleman's Slip Jig / Coleman's No. 1 / Coleman's Favourite / Michael Coleman's Hop-Jig / Michael Coleman's Hop Jig / Gorman's Two Step (also in D or E) (compare 1st part with 1st part of #5171) (composed by Michael Gorman according only to CFF 4, and in contradiction to the information on MGm)
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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).
19641.2#1
[MGm] Michael Gorman. The Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo. Michael Gorman (fiddle, vocals).
~197625#1
[ItS] In the Smoke. Jimmy Power (fiddle).
~19782.1#3
[Boys 7] Boys of the Lough. Wish You Were Here. Highlands and Islands Tour. Dave Richardson (mandolin, banjo), Aly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McConnell (flute, whistle), Robin Morton (bodhrán, concertina).
~19795#1
[KB Pr] Kevin Burke, Mícheál Ó Domhnaill. Promenade. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar, piano).
~199515#1
[WatReeds] Tommy Keane, Jacqueline McCarthy, with Alec Finn. The Wind among the Reeds. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle), Jacqueline McCarthy (concertina). For this tune: (B pipes), (concertina).
19975#2
[Lu 1] Lúnasa. Lúnasa. Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle), Mike McGoldrick (flute, whistle), John McSherry (pipes, whistle), Donagh Hennessy (guitar), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass).
~20032.6#1
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Sharon Creasey (flute).
20048#1
[CFF 4] Celtic Fiddle Festival. Play on. . .. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Christian Lemaître (fiddle), André Brunet (fiddle), Ged Foley (guitar, fiddle). For this tune: Kevin Burke (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Dan Breen's
Boys 7
Hogties
Lu 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Michael Gorman's
ItS
Rocky Road to Dublin
WatReeds
Boys of Ballisodare
Lu 1
Sonny's Mazurka
CFF 4
Comb Your Hair and Curl It
WFO 2

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 #77 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
On page 23 of [T] Fintan Vallely. Timber. The Flute Tutor. 2nd Edition. [available]
As slipjig #22 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1964