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Tune ID#49 (Aggie Whyte's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Aggie Whyte's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MLIIA (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Aggie Whyte's / Aggie Whyte's Reel / Aggie White's / Ríl Úna de Faoite / Paddy Kelly's / Paddy Kelly's Reel / Aggie Whyte's Chattering Magpie / Aggie White's Chattering Magpie / The Chattering Magpie / Father Ahearn's / Father Kelly's / Ní fios (also in F) (composed by Paddy Kelly, although miscredited to Father Kelly on MulcFam1)
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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).
~198013#1
[JKn 2] James Keane. Roll Away the Reel World. James Keane (accordion).
~198618#1
[HMSP] Joe Burke, Michael Cooney, Terry Corcoran. Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part. Joe Burke (accordion), Michael Cooney (pipes, whistle), Terry Corcoran (guitar, vocals).
199010#1
~19916#2
[Fisherst] Fisherstreet. Out in the Night. John McMahon (concertina, pipes), Seamus McMahon (fiddle, flute), Dermot Lernihan (accordion), Noreen O'Donoghue (harp, keyboards, piano), Frank Cullen (mandola, mandolin), Maurice Coyle (guitar).
~19939#1
[JMd 1] Joanie Madden. A Whistle on the Wind. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle). For this tune: (flute), with Joe Madden (accordion).
~199313#3
[MB 2] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin 2. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (E whistle).
~199510#2
[CHssn 3] Carl Hession. Ceol Inné Ceol Inniu Old Time New Time. Kevin Carey (fiddle), Christy Dunne (banjo), Kevin Crawford (flute), Jackie Daly (accordion), Frankie Gavin (fiddle).
199612#3
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute). For this tune: Kevin Moloney (fiddle).
199912#1
[MOBAL] Michelle O'Brien, Aogán Lynch and Gavin Rolston [sic]. Michelle O'Brien, Aogán Lynch and Gavin Ralston. Michelle O'Brien (fiddle), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Gavin Ralston (guitar).
~200014#1
[MulcFam1] The Mulcahy Family. The Mulcahy Family. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, concertina), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (accordion, concertina, harp). For this tune: Louise (flute).
200314#2
[Mona] Live at Mona's. Cillian Vallely (pipes), Patrick Ourceau (fiddle), Brian Holleran (flute).
~20055#3
[CTL 11] Cherish the Ladies. Woman of the House. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, harmony vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, mandolin, banjo, banjitar, octave mandolin), Heidi Talbot (vocals), Roisin Dillon (fiddle), Mirella Murray (accordion).
~20071#1
[RdOnly] Brian McNamara and Tim Collins. Reed Only. Brian McNamara (pipes), Tim Collins (concertina).
201210#1
[BrtEarly] Paddy O'Brien, Nathan Gourley, and Dáithí Sproule. Bright and Early. "Something to Crow About". Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Nathan Gourley (fiddle), Dáithí Sproule (guitar).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Paddy Bartley's
Fisherst
Pride of Rathmore
MB 2
Sarah's Delight
CHssn 3
Yellow Tinker
BrdgGap
Dark-Haired Lass
Mona
Gooseberry Bush
CTL 11
Played beforeOn Albums
Miss Thornton's
HMSP, JMd 1
Carmel Mahoney Mulhaire
JKn 2
Boys of Ballisodare
MLIIA
Hanley's Tweed
Fisherst
Tilly Finn's
MOBAL
Belles of Tipperary
MulcFam1
Roscommon Reel
Mona
Woman of the House
CTL 11
Small Hills of Offaly
RdOnly
Paddy Canny's Toast
BrtEarly

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 #186 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
On page 242 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [available]
As reel #692 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc 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): 1966