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Tune ID#3997 (Sprig of Shillelagh)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Sprig of Shillelagh about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording SCnly 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?BarsMode ?
Set dance32G Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Sprig of Shillelagh, The / Sprig of Shillelah / A Sprig of Shillelah / Black Joke / Darling Nedeen / Irish Dragoon / Irish Oak / O! Love Is the Soul of a Neat Irish Man / Paddy McShane / Shandrum Boggoon / Sublime Was the Warning / Thistle Sae Green / When the Bright Spark of Freedom
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cd Discography

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

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
~19887#1
[SCnly 1] Séamus Connolly. Notes from My Mind. Séamus Connolly (fiddle).
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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 musical matches to this tune as played on the recording listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #994 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [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): 1907