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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3980 (Sir Philip McHugh)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Sir Philip McHugh about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording WU (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?BarsMode ?
Slip jig16G Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Sir Philip McHugh / Sir Phillip McHugh (as Gan Ainm on WFO 2) (compare The Funny Mistake included here from O'Neill books)

cd Discography

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. Performers (instruments). Go to album
~19932#1
[WU] Martin Mulhaire, Séamus Connolly, Jack Coen. Warming Up. Martin Mulhaire (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle), Jack Coen (flute).
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~20031.10#1
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Duncan Davidson (flute).
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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 very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #1138 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #1146 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #426 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 82 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
On page 83 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [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