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Tune ID#3743 (Captain White's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Captain White's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording LAC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Single jig32AABCD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Captain White's / Captain White's Jig / Captain White / Jim Cameron's / Kilfenora (3rd in set The Bellevue on KCB 6) (also with 2nd and 3rd parts doubled)
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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).
~1989A.1#3
[Skylrk 2] Skylark. All of It. Len Graham (vocals), Garry Ó Briain (guitar, mandocello, keyboards), Gerry O'Connor (fiddle, viola).
~19982#1
[DAttic] Damp in the Attic. I Was ...... Flyin It. P.J. King (accordion), Martin Murray (fiddle, viola, mandolin), Cyril O'Donoghue (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).
200219#2
[LAC] Tom and Kerry Barrett. Lios A'Cheoil. Traditional Irish Music. Tom Barrett (fiddle), Kerry Barrett (fiddle).
~200212#3
[KCB 6] The Kilfenora Céilí Band. Live in Lisdoonvarna. Anne Rynne (fiddle), Conor McCarthy (accordion), Garry Shannon (flute), Tim Collins (concertina), Sheila Garry (fiddle), Fintan McMahon (piano), Anne Marie McCormack (fiddle), John Lynch (banjo), Sean Griffin (drums), Anthony Quigney (flute).
~201411#2
[4StarT 2] Four Star Trio. Magnetic South. Johnny McCarthy (fiddle, flute, whistle, vocals, guitar), Con Ó Drisceoil (accordion, melodeon, vocals, piano), Pat Herring Ahern (guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, ukulele).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Graham Townsend's Jig
Skylrk 2
King of the Cannibal Islands
LAC
Cape Breton Favourite
KCB 6
Paddy Carey
4StarT 2
Played beforeOn Albums
North Clare
DAttic

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 17 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [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): 1958