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Tune ID#5370 (Planxty Maguire)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Planxty Maguire about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Ch 5 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Piece32AABCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Planxty Maguire / Constantine Maguire (2nd in set The Humours of Carolan on Ch 5) (composed by Turlough O'Carolan)
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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).
~19758#2 (1:12)
[Ch 5] The Chieftains. 5. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Derek Bell (harp, oboe, timpán), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones).
~199414#1
[CrlnAlbs] Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman. The Carolan Albums. Máire Ní Chathasaigh (harp), Chris Newman (guitar).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Planxty Fanny Powers
Ch 5
Played beforeOn Albums
Mabel Kelly
Ch 5

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 #695 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
On page 244 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #96 in [Crln] The Complete Works of O'Carolan. [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): 1903