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Tune ID#5556 (Youghal Quay)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Youghal Quay about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BnkShn (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):
Youghal Quay / Miss Johnstone's Reel / Miss Johnson / Iníon Mhic Eoin / Miss Johnson of Houghton Hall / The Mountainy Man / The Muster Bank [sic] / Rock the Cradle (2nd in set Jim Colemans, also spelled Jim Coleman's Set on Drv 3) (also singled) (compare as Miss Johnstone's Mazurka #2681 and compare Miss Johnston's #1305) (composed by Paddy O'Brien the elder, of Tipperary)
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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).
19732.7#1
[BnkShn] Paddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly. The Banks of the Shannon. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle).
~19963#2
[Drv 3] Dervish. At the End of the Day. Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhrán, bones), Shane Mc Aleer (fiddle), Liam Kelly (flute, whistle, vocals), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Michael Holmes (bouzouki), Brian McDonagh (mandola, bassola, mandolin, guitar). For this tune: Liam Kelly (flute).
200911#1
[JDr 6] Joe Derrane. Grove Lane. Joe Derrane (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Miss Johnstone's Mazurka
Drv 3
Played beforeOn Albums
Rambling Sailor
BnkShn
Jim Coleman's
Drv 3
Brosnan's Reel
JDr 6

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 #188 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As reel #98 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.

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