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Tune ID#415 (Johnny Cronin's Reel)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Johnny Cronin's Reel about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BnkShn (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel48AABBCCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Johnny Cronin's Reel / Johnny Cronin's Fancy / Johnny Cronin's / Cronin's Reel
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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
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[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
19731.1#2
[BnkShn] Paddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly. The Banks of the Shannon. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), 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 #40 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #23 in [P50] Brian and Eithne Vallely. Play 50 Reels. [available]
As reel #37 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As tune #3 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. [available]
As tune #183 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. [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): 1973