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Tune ID#5768 (Ladies of Leinster)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Ladies 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 JNolan (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel16ABG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Ladies of Leinster, The / Ladies of Leinster / The Prohibition Reel (1st in set Prohibition Reel on OTUS2)
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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).
~192310#1
[OTUS2] Oldtime Records. Vol. 2. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from 1923 to 1947. Michael Coleman (fiddle), Thomas Gannon (fiddle).
~20008#2
[JNolan] John Nolan. A Rake of Reels. John Nolan (accordion).
~20038#1
[TapRT] The Tap Room Trio. The Tap Room Trio. Harry Bradley (flute, piccolo), Jesse Smith (fiddle), John Blake (guitar, piano, flute).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Mullingar Races
JNolan
Played beforeOn Albums
Contradiction
OTUS2
Toss the Feathers
JNolan
Flags of Dublin
TapRT

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 #1460 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #691 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 143 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As reel #59 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): 1903