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Tune ID#575 (Pride of Petravore)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Pride of Petravore about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording DD 7 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe32AABBE Minor
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Pride of Petravore, The / Pride of Petravore / Eileen Óg / Eibhlín Óg / Eileen Oge (1st in set Spaceships and Frying Pans on Socks 2) (also as song, also played as a march, also in D) (composed by A. J. Potter or Houston Collison)
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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).
~19871#2
[DD 7] De Dannan. Ballroom. Dolores Keane (vocals), Frankie Gavin (fiddle, viola, flute, whistle, piano), Martin O'Connor (accordion), Johnny (Ringo) McDonagh (bodhrán, bones, triangles), Caroline Lavelle (cello, vocals), Alec Finn (guitar, bouzouki).
~19983#2
[MDOSe] Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé. Ó Chicago go Carrachán. Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé (accordion, vocals). For this tune: with John Browne (banjo).
200011#3
[ACB 1] The Abbey Céilí Band. Bruach an tSuláin. Ger Murphy (accordion), Andrew O'Connell (fiddle), Liam Forde (banjo), Micheál Creedon (bass, keyboards).
200312#1
[TBrwne] Tim Browne. Mutiny in the County. Tim Browne (fiddle, vocals, bouzouki). For this tune: Timmy Connors (accordion).
~20107#1
[LzKnls 2] Liz Knowles. Making Time. Liz Knowles (fiddle, strings).
20137#1
[MMcHugh] Martin McHugh. The Master's Choice. Martin McHugh (accordion).
201510#2
[LKPD] Liam Kelly and Philip Duffy. Sets in Stone. Liam Kelly (flute), Philip Duffy (fiddle).
~20153#1
[Socks 2] Socks in the Frying Pan. Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space. Shane Hayes (accordion), Aodán Coyne (guitar, vocals), Fiachra Hayes (fiddle, banjo). For this tune: Shane (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Rights of Man
DD 7, ACB 1
Dear Irish Boy
MDOSe
Felix in Paris
LKPD
Played beforeOn Albums
Dainty Dish before the King
MDOSe
Whiskey You're the Devil!
TBrwne
Byrns March
LzKnls 2
Road to the Isles
MMcHugh
Lads of Laois
Socks 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 hp #18 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As hp #45 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): 1987