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Tune ID#5616 (Hanley's Tweed)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Hanley's Tweed about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Fisherst (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Hanley's Tweed / Hanly's Tweed / Paddy O'Brien's (2nd in set Eff Reels on Gdwr 2; 2nd in set Trip to Boston on Yanks 2) (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).
~19916#3
[Fisherst] Fisherstreet. Out in the Night. John McMahon (concertina, pipes), Seamus McMahon (fiddle, flute), Dermot Lernihan (accordion), Noreen O'Donoghue (harp, keyboards, piano), Frank Cullen (mandola, mandolin), Maurice Coyle (guitar).
~201110#2
[Gdwr 2] Guidewires. II. Pádraig Rynne (concertina), Sylvain Barou (flute, pipes, biniou kozh), Tóla Custy (fiddle, viola), Paul McSherry (guitar), Karol Lynch (bouzouki, banjo, mandolin). For this tune: Sylvain Barou (F flute).
20141.1#2
[Yanks 2] The Yanks. Haymaker. Dan Gurney (accordion), Dylan Foley (fiddle, whistle), Sean Earnest (guitar, bouzouki), Isaac Alderson (flute, pipes, tenor saxophone, whistle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Aggie Whyte's
Fisherst
Garrett Barry's
Gdwr 2
Trip to Boston
Yanks 2
Played beforeOn Albums
John Brennan's
Gdwr 2
Fred Finn's
Yanks 2

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 reel #454 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As tune #97 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. [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): 1991