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Tune ID#497 (Up and About in the Morning)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Up and About in the Morning about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording CW (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig48AABBCCD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Up and About in the Morning / Up and Away in the Morning / Dessie O'Connor's (1st in set Robbie Hannan's Jigs on JOS 1 and GL1; 2nd in set Up & About on FullSt 2) (also as slide without 3rd part, also in D Major)
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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).
~19853#2
[CW] Matt Molloy and Sean Keane. Contentment Is Wealth. Matt Molloy (flute), Sean Keane (fiddle).
~19872#1
[JOS 1] Jerry O'Sullivan. The Invasion. Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes).
~19953#2
[Whr] Paddy Glackin and Robbie Hannan. The Whirlwind. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Robbie Hannan (pipes). For this tune: (B pipes), (fiddle).
~19976#1
[GL1] The Dance Music of Ireland. Jigs and Reels. Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes).
~19996#1
[KR] Kevin Rowsome. The Rowsome Tradition. Kevin Rowsome (pipes). For this tune: (C pipes).
~200811#1
[Snchrd] Dermy Diamond, Tara Diamond, Dáithí Sproule. Seanchairde. Old Friends. Dermy Diamond (fiddle), Tara Diamond aka Tara Bingham (flute), Dáithí Sproule (guitar).
20127#1
[Yanks 1] The Yanks. The Yanks. Isaac Alderson (flute, pipes), Dylan Foley (fiddle), Dan Gurney (accordion), Sean Earnest (guitar, bouzouki). For this tune: Dan (accordion).
~20136#2
[FullSt 2] FullSet. Notes after Dark. Janine Redmond (accordion), Martino Vacca (pipes, whistle), Michael Harrison (fiddle, snare drum), Teresa Hogan (vocals, flute), Eamonn Moloney (bodhrán, glockenspiel, percussion), Andrew Meaney (guitar, bass guitar). For this tune: 1st time Martino (pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Gillan's Apples
CW
Black Rogue
Whr
Bó Mhín na Toitean
FullSt 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Girl from the Big House
JOS 1, GL1
Old Man Dillon
KR
Black Rogue
Snchrd
Kerry Jig
Yanks 1
Clancy's Jig
FullSt 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 #74 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As tune #13 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [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): 1968