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Tune ID#4134 (Humors of Castlelyons)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Humors of Castlelyons about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BrdgGap (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Humors of Castlelyons, The / The Humours of Castlelyons / Súgradh Chaisleán Ó Liatháin / Rolands U-Turn (2nd in set Vaughans Barn in Kilfenora on LitN) (in F Major and with a 3rd part on LitN; compare Killashandra Lasses #3617)
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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).
19963#2
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute).
~20022#2
[LitN] Christy Barry, Conor McCarthy, Cyril O'Donoghue. Late . . . in the Night. Christy Barry (flute, whistle, spoons), Conor McCarthy (accordion), Cyril O'Donoghue (bouzouki, guitar).
~20071#2
[TAM] Joe Burke, Brian Conway and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Andy McGann. Joe Burke (accordion), Brian Conway (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Templehouse Jig
BrdgGap
Clancy's Jig
LitN
Tony Molloy's
TAM
Played beforeOn Albums
Duffys
LitN

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 #959 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #182 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): 1903