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Tune ID#4988 (Humours of Knockawinna)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Humours of Knockawinna about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MOhEn (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig48AABBCCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Humours of Knockawinna, The / The Knocknawhinna / Súgradh Chnoc na Binne / Port Chnoc Mhuine / The Siamsa Jig / The Galway Jig (composed by Micheál Ó hEidhin)
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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).
~200315#1
[MatH] Brendan Bulger, Marty Fahey, Kathleen Gavin. Music at the House. Brendan Bulger (fiddle), Marty Fahey (accordion, piano), Kathleen Gavin (piano).
~20082#2
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (fiddle).
~20119#1
[MOhEn] Micheál Ó hEidhin [with] Steve Cooney and Charlie Lennon. Ceol Sidhe. Shee Music. Micheál Ó hEidhin (concertina), Steve Cooney (guitar), Charlie Lennon (fiddle). For this tune: with Charlie (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
King of the Pipes
BCw 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Willie's Fiddle
MatH
Teviot Bridge
BCw 2
Munster Bacon
MOhEn

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 the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 2003