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Tune ID#3882 (Mickey Callaghan's Fancy)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Mickey Callaghan's Fancy about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording SN 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe32AABBA Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Mickey Callaghan's Fancy / Micky O'Callaghan's Fancy / Rogha Mhicí Uí Cheallacháin / Mickey Callaghan's / Mikey Callaghan's / PJ Hayes (2nd in set P.J. Hayes' on SetFree; 2nd in set The Echo on AcrPond) (also in F or G or D, also as reel or barndance)
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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).
~19943#2
[MMcNmr 1] Mary MacNamara. Traditional Music from East Clare. Mary MacNamara (concertina). For this tune: with PJ Hayes (fiddle).
~19948#2
[SetFree] Tola Custy and Cyril O'Donoghue. Setting Free. Tola Custy (fiddle), Cyril O'Donoghue (vocals, bouzouki, guitar). For this tune: with Frances Custy (fiddle), Cathy Custy (concertina).
~19995#2
[SN 2] Sliabh Notes. Gleanntán. Dónal Murphy (accordion), Tommy O'Sullivan (guitar, vocals), Matt Cranitch (fiddle).
~20003#1
[MDOF] Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta. Bosca Bídeach. Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta (melodeon).
200220#2
[DLB] Donncha Lynch Band. Timmy 'the Brit' McCarthy's Set Dances of Cork and Kerry. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogan Lynch (concertina), Ronan Lynch (fiddle), Donncha Lynch, Jr. (guitar).
~200210#2
[AcrPond] Across the Pond. Across the Pond. Kevin Griffin (banjo), Roger Burridge (fiddle), Michael Shorrock (bouzouki), Quentin Cooper (mandolin, guitar, bass).
~20033#1
[MatH] Brendan Bulger, Marty Fahey, Kathleen Gavin. Music at the House. Brendan Bulger (fiddle), Marty Fahey (accordion, piano), Kathleen Gavin (piano).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Humours of Tullycrine
MMcNmr 1
Caisleán an Óir
SetFree
Sherwood Forest
SN 2
An Comhra Donn
DLB
Echo
AcrPond
Played beforeOn Albums
[untitled]
MDOF
Man of the House
MatH

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 #214 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1. [available]
As hp #87 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
On page 208 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.

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): 1963