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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#4520 (Dingle Regatta)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Dingle Regatta about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording GCB 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide48AABBCCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Dingle Regatta / Slattery's Grove / Garrán Uí Shlatara / Dennis Murphy's Slide / Tom Billy's Favourite / Jogging with Meáig Leary (for 5th figure of The West Kerry Set on JRSLCB 2; the beginning of this tune is heard in the fade-out of the set Westport Set-Dancers on MMM) (setting on KCB 1 does not use the 1st part, and reverses the 3rd and 2nd parts) (1st part same as the 1st part of the older Dingle Regatta #511; 2nd part same as 2nd part of untitled tune included here in book R; 3rd part is same as 1st part of Kilcummin Slide #2476)
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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).
~19584#3
[KCB 1] The Kilfenora Ceili Band. The Fabulous Kilfenora Ceili Band. P.J. Lynch (fiddle), Gus Tierney (fiddle), Jim McCormack (flute), Gerry Lynch (accordion), P. Mullins, T. Eustace, P. Madigan, Kitty Linnane (piano), G. O'Loughlin (drums).
~199220#5 (3:15)
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's. Pat Friel (accordion), Liam Grealis (fiddle)..
~19955#3
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
~199817#1
[JRSLCB 2] Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band. Music for Set Dancing Vol. II. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
~20075#1
[GCB 2] The Glenside. Take the Floor with The Glenside. Tom Flood (accordion), Johnny Duffy (banjo), Moyra Fraser (keyboard, vocals), Aidan Flood (drums).
200811#3
[LRCB] Lough Ree Ceili Band. Keep 'er Lit. Live from Spanish Point. Johnnie Duffy (banjo), Brendan Doyle (accordion), Liz Ryan (piano), Colin Butler (drums).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Hairpin Bend
KCB 1, CDrny 3
[untitled]
MMM
Merrily Kissed the Quaker
LRCB
Played beforeOn Albums
Denis O'Keeffe's Slide
JRSLCB 2
Going to the Well for Water
GCB 2
Kathleen O'Hehir
LRCB

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 #132 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #19 in volume 1 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle. [available]
As slide #9 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #66 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes. [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): 1927