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Tune ID#4612 (Humours of Glin)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Humours of Glin about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording PT (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Humours of Glin, The / The Humors of Glin / The Green Meadow / Jackson's Walk to Limerick / Tuhy's Frolics (1st in set Rakes and Frolics on LzKnls 2) (also with 3 more parts) (compare distantly Humors of Glynn #434)
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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).
~19194#1
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
~19915#2
[LFinger] Joe McHugh and Barry Carroll. The Long Finger. An Mhéar Fhada. Joe McHugh (pipes, whistle, keyboard, bouzouki), Barry Carroll (hammered dulcimer, keyboard). For this tune: Joe (pipes).
~20096#2
[DubMMe] Liam O'Connor and Seán McKeon. Dublin Made Me. Liam O'Connor (fiddle, viola), Seán McKeon (pipes).
~20093#2
[PCrbry] Peter Carberry. Traditional Irish Music from Co. Longford. Peter Carberry (accordion, banjo, tenor guitar). For this tune: (accordion), with Angelina Carberry (banjo).
~20101#1
[LzKnls 2] Liz Knowles. Making Time. Liz Knowles (fiddle, strings).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Geese in the Bog
LFinger
Maid on the Green
DubMMe
Tap the Barrel
PCrbry
Played beforeOn Albums
Kiss the Maid behind the Barrel
PT, LFinger
Pride of Rockchapel
DubMMe, PCrbry
Rakes of Cashel
LzKnls 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 #1062 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #266 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 63 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As jig #52 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [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