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Tune ID#557 (Duke of Leinster)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Duke of Leinster 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 7 (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):
Duke of Leinster, The / Diúc Laighean / The Leinster Reel / The Dandy Reel / Dandy Reel (1st in set Duke of Leinster on JMcK; 2nd in set Reels of Mullinvate on OTUS1; 2nd in set Reels of 'Mullinvate' on JMcK; 3rd in set No. 6 the Coombe on Ch 7; 1st in set Duke of Leinster and His Wife on FTIM) (also singled, also parts reversed, also in F; 1st part varies widely)
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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).
~19041.6#1
~19231.22#1
[JMcK] John McKenna. The Music and Life of John McKenna. 'The Buck from the Mountain'. John McKenna (flute, whistle, lilting, vocals). For this tune: (F flute).
19252.4#2
[JMcK] John McKenna. The Music and Life of John McKenna. 'The Buck from the Mountain'. John McKenna (flute, whistle, lilting, vocals). For this tune: 1st time (whistle), then with Michael Gaffney (banjo mandolin).
19254#2
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. John McKenna (whistle), Michael Gaffney (banjo-mandolin).
19251.14#2
[JMcK] John McKenna. The Music and Life of John McKenna. 'The Buck from the Mountain'. John McKenna (flute, whistle, lilting, vocals). For this tune: (flute), with Michael Gaffney (banjo mandolin).
19272.5#1
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
192919#2
~19487#1
[JDJO] Joe Derrane and Jerry O'Brien. Irish Accordion Masters. Joe Derrane (accordion), Jerry O'Brien (accordion). For this tune: O'Brien.
19511.29#2
[MGm] Michael Gorman. The Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo. Michael Gorman (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute).
~19691.4#1
~19776#3
[Ch 7] The Chieftains. 7. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle, bones), Seán Keane (fiddle, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, oboe), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán). For this tune: 1st time Seán Keane (fiddle).
~19777#2
[ECst] Traditional Irish Music in America. The East Coast. John Vesey (fiddle), Eddie Cahill (flute).
1978A.7#2
[ECahill] Eddie Cahill. Ah! Surely. Eddie Cahill (flute). For this tune: with Mick (mandolin).
~1978B.5#2
[NF] Joe Shannon, Johnny McGreevy. The Noonday Feast. Joe Shannon (pipes), Johnny McGreevy (fiddle).
~198017#2
[ICTM] Ireland. Irlande. Aodha O Maoldhomhnaigh aka Hugh Mullowney (lilting).
19905#1
[COG 1] Conal O Gráda. The Top of Coom. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
~1991A.1#1
[Di] Ditherum. Reeling between Bars. Catherine Drapier (vocals, guitar), Eileen Healy (vocals, guitar), Edel Sullivan (fiddle), Pádraig Kelleher (flute), Donal Lyons (percussion). For this tune: Pádraig (flute), Edel (fiddle).
~19938#2
[CKeane 1] Conor Keane. Cooley's House. Conor Keane (accordion).
199612#3
[TCB 3] The Tulla Ceili Band. A Celebration of 50 Years. P. J. Hayes (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Francis Donnellan (fiddle), Mark Donnellan (fiddle), J. J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), Jim Corry (piano), Michael Flanigan (drums).
~199614#1
[JBrosnan] John Brosnan. The Cook in the Kitchen. John Brosnan (accordion).
~19961.5#1
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Catherine McEvoy (flute).
200012#1
[MOR 1] Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. The Nervous Man. Traditional Irish Music on Concertina. Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
20011#1
[TrsCl] Turas Cheoil. A Musical Odyssey: A compilation of music from the traditional musicians of Toronto. Ena O'Brien (accordion), with Pat O'Gorman (flute), with ceili band..
~200114#2
[JCt 3] John Carty. Yeh, That's All It Is. John Carty (fiddle, guitar).
20026#2
[AJK] Alan and John Kelly. Fourmilehouse. Alan Kelly (piano accordion), John Kelly (flute, whistle). For this tune: Alan Kelly (piano accordion).
~20024#3
[Fns] Feenish. Rabharta. P.J. Hernon (accordion), Marcus Hernon (flute, whistle), Don Stiffe (vocals, guitar, whistle).
~20071.11#1
[CLnn 2] Charlie Lennon. Turning the Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, viola, piano, harpsichord, bass, keyboards).
~200716#2
[PHGH 2] Peter Horan and Gerry Harrington. The Merry Love to Play. Peter Horan (flute), Gerry Harrington (fiddle).
20095#2
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. Paul Madden, Maria O'Donnell, Sinéad Heagney, Eimear Howley.
~200913#1
[DubMMe] Liam O'Connor and Seán McKeon. Dublin Made Me. Liam O'Connor (fiddle, viola), Seán McKeon (pipes). For this tune: Liam (fiddle).
~20121#3
[MiMulc] Michelle Mulcahy. Suaimhneas. Michelle Mulcahy (harp).

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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 #57 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler." [available]
As tune #194 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1. [available]
On page 66 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. [available]
As reel #143 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As tune #49 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes. [available]
On page 29 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
On page 29 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As reel #77 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1904