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Tune ID#4711 (An Chéad Mháirt den Fhomhar)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Mode ?
AirG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
An Chéad Mháirt den Fhomhar / An Chéad Mháirt den Fhómhair / An Chéad Mháirt den Fhomhair / An Chéad Mháirt den Fhombar / The First Tuesday of Autumn
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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).
~19762#1
[Ch 6] The Chieftains. 6. Bonaparte's Retreat. Paddy Moloney [misspelled as:] Maloney (pipes, whistle, bodhrán), Seán Potts (whistle, bodhrán), Martin Fay (fiddle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, oboe, tiompán), Seán Keane (fiddle). For this tune: 1st time Michael Tubridy (concertina).
~199715#1
[MMrch 1] Marcas Ó Murchú. Ó Bhéal go Béal. Marcas Ó Murchú (flute, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (flute).
~20104#1
[MoMad] Brendan Begley and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. A Moment of Madness. Brendan Begley (accordion), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle, hardanger fiddle). For this tune: Brendan (accordion).
~201020#1
[SPotts] Seán Potts. Number 6. Seán Potts (whistle). For this tune: (B whistle), with Paddy Glackin (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Green Grow the Rushes O
Ch 6
Na Gamhna Geala
MoMad

Bibliography

According to my research, there are zero transcriptions that are musically very similar to this tune anywhere in the indexed books, regardless of tune title. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. To learn to play this tune, simply learn it from another musician or study the recording(s) listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1976