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Tune ID#4124 (Kit O'Mahony's Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Kit O'Mahony's Jig about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording TP 8 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig64AABBCCDDG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Kit O'Mahony's Jig / Kit O'Mahony's / Kit O' Mahony's / Kitty O'Mahoney's Jig
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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).
~19851#3
[TP 8] Tommy Peoples. Waiting for a Call. Tommy Peoples (fiddle). For this tune: with Alec Finn (bouzouki).
199516#1
[FSOD] Hervé Cantal, Denis Kersual, Vincent Blin, John Maguire, Gérard Tauzin, J.-Ch. Lequerre. For the Sake of Old Decency. Musique de tradition irlandaise en France. Music of Irish tradition in France. Hervé Cantal (flute, whistle), Denis Kersual (pipes), Vincent Blin (melodeon), John Maguire (vocals), Gérard Tauzin (guitar), J.-Ch. Lequerre (piano). For this tune: Hervé Cantal (whistle).
~20037#1
[MatH] Brendan Bulger, Marty Fahey, Kathleen Gavin. Music at the House. Brendan Bulger (fiddle), Marty Fahey (accordion, piano), Kathleen Gavin (piano).
~20041#1
[TCllns 1] Tim Collins. Dancing on Silver. Tim Collins (concertina).
~20114#1
[BODFam] Bríd O'Donohue and Family. Cliabhán an Dúchais. Bríd O'Donohue (flute, whistle), Seán O'Brien (flute), Eibhlís O'Brien (pipes), Deirdre O'Brien (harp), Liam O'Brien (concertina), Sinéad O'Brien (fiddle). For this tune: Bríd O'Donohue (whistle), Eibhlís O'Brien (whistle), Sinéad O'Brien (whistle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Australian Waters
TP 8
Played beforeOn Albums
Rooney's Favourite
MatH
Jim Droney's
TCllns 1
Dusty Windowsills
BODFam

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 #1021 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #234 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 54 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