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Tune ID#5358 (Jenny Picking Cockles)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Jenny Picking Cockles about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording IFM (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel24ABBG Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Jenny Picking Cockles / Sinéad ag Bailiú Ruacan (mislabeled as Farewell to Leitrim on A B) (also in D or A, also singled or doubled) (compare very distantly Jenny Picking Cockles #924; also compare 1st part with 1st part of Terralsole #5144)
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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).
19378#2
[IFM] Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music. Neil O'Boyle (fiddle).
~19968#2
[A B] Altan. Blackwater. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle, vocals), Dermot Byrne (accordion), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki, guitar-bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar, vocals), Dáithi Sproule (guitar, vocals).
~20007#2
[VCJL] Verena Commins and Julie Langan. Fonnchaoi. Verena Commins (accordion, piano), Julie Langan (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Pigeon on the Gate
IFM
Farewell to Leitrim
A B
Esther's Reel
VCJL
Played beforeOn Albums
Sporting Paddy
A B
John McGinley's
VCJL

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 #208 in [CRE 5] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 5.

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): 1937