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Tune ID#627 (Finbarr Dwyer's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Finbarr Dwyer's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording LCTM (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBA Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Finbarr Dwyer's / Finbar Dwyer's (1st in set Liz Carrolls on CHydn 2) (composed by Finbarr Dwyer; miscredited on CHydn 2 to Liz Carroll)
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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).
~19781#2
[LCTM] Liz Carroll & Tommy Maguire. Kiss Me Kate. Liz Carroll (fiddle), Tommy Maguire (accordion).
19998#1
[CHydn 2] Cathal Hayden. Cathal Hayden. Cathal Hayden (fiddle, banjo). For this tune: (fiddle).
~20054#3
[ACrby 1] Angelina Carberry. An Traidisiún Beo. Angelina Carberry (banjo).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Larry Redican's Reel
LCTM
Pauline Conneely's
ACrby 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Brocca Reel
CHydn 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 #95 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): 1978