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Tune ID#4523 (Pride of Sleibh Aughty)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Pride of Sleibh Aughty about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JFtg (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):
Pride of Sleibh Aughty, The / The Pride of Slieve Aughty / Seán Ryan's / Port Sheáin Uí Riain / The Nova Scotia Jig / Nova Scotia / Sonny Logan's (2nd in set Untitled Jigs on FarSGlen) (composed by Seán Ryan)
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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).
~19997#2
[BCB 2] The Bridge Céilí Band. Sparks on Flags. Tom Ahearne (fiddle), Robert Gleeson (fiddle), Karen Gavigan (fiddle), Carthage Daly (fiddle), Catherine McHugh (fiddle), James Kinsella (accordion), Fionnuala Gleeson (flute), Eugene Nolan (flute), Pat O'Meara (piano, synthesizer), Liam McCormack (drums, bodhrán).
~19998#1
[OMT] Billy McComiskey, Brendan Mulvihill, and Zan McLeod. One More Time. Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), and Zan McLeod (guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, bass). For this tune: Billy.
~200212#2
[JFtg] Joe Fitzgerald. Hills of Clare. Joe Fitzgerald (accordion).
~20111#2
[FarSGlen] Derek McGinley and Tara Connaghan. The Far Side of the Glen. Derek McGinley (fiddle), Tara Connaghan (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Munster Bacon
BCB 2
Luachrachán
JFtg
[untitled]
FarSGlen
Played beforeOn Albums
Classic
BCB 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.
As tune #17 in [CRE 5] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 5.

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): 1999