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Tune ID#4143 (Barge Inn)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Barge Inn about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording LitN (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBD Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Barge Inn, The (2nd in set Coffee in Griffins of Ennistymon on LitN) (also in Mixolydian or in G Dorian) (composed by Paddy O'Brien the elder, of Tipperary)
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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).
~19953#1
[LkMgc] Todd Denman, Bill Dennehy. . . .Like Magic. Todd Denman (pipes, whistle), Bill Dennehy (fiddle, bouzouki).
~20017#1
[JCt 3] John Carty. Yeh, That's All It Is. John Carty (fiddle, guitar).
~200212#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).
~20029#2
[MaRaf] Mary Rafferty. Hand-Me-Downs. Mary Rafferty (accordion, concertina, flute, whistle). For this tune: (accordion), with Joanie Madden (flute).
20035#1
[LLses 2] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Track Across the Deep. Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Maureen Linane (accordion), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals). For this tune: 1st time (fiddle).
~20173.17#1
[CPONE] Eileen O'Brien. The Compositions of Paddy O'Brien 1922-1991. Eileen O'Brien (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Jim Coleman's
MaRaf
Sergeant Early's Dream
LitN
Played beforeOn Albums
Hanly's Tweed
LkMgc
Bill McEvoy's No.2
LitN
New Year's Eve
LLses 2

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.
On page 47 of [POB] Eileen O'Brien. The Compositions of Paddy O'Brien 1922-1991. [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 only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1995