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Tune ID#3717 (Planxty Hugh O'Donnell)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Planxty Hugh O'Donnell about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording EOD (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Mode ?
PieceC Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Planxty Hugh O'Donnell / Hugh O' Donnell / Planxty O'Donnell
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cd Discography

Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.

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[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
[EOD] Eugene O'Donnell. Slow Airs and Set Dances. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle).
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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 recording listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #682 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
On page 240 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #127 in [Crln] The Complete Works of O'Carolan. [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): 1903