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Tune ID#6317 (Gypsy Princess)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Gypsy Princess about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording BBg 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Barn dance32AABBA Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Gypsy Princess, The / The Dolly Varden / Dolly Varden / Thadelo's (2nd in untitled Hornpipe set for 6th figure of Sliabh Luachra Set on MISD 7; 1st in set The Dolly Varden on NNC 3) (also in G, also described as a hornpipe) (compare mainly 1st part with 1st part of Gypsy Princess #786)
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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).
~19873#1
[BBg 1] Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich. Seana Choirce. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich (accordion, melodeon). For this tune: (C/C# accordion).
~1996A.6#2
[MISD 7] Donncha Lynch Trio. The Magic of Irish Set Dancing. Vol. 7. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Donncha Lynch Jr. (guitar).
199910#1
[RBys 2] Randal Bays. The Salmon's Leap. Randal Bays (fiddle, guitar). For this tune: with John (accordion).
20087#1
[RedW] The Red Wellies. The Red Wellies. Claudine "Beanie" Odell (fiddle), Duncan Wickel (fiddle, pipes), Vincent Fogarty (bouzouki).
~20106#2
[2TapTrio] The Two Tap Trio. A Night at the Fair. Nathan Gourley (fiddle), Norah Rendell (flute, vocals), Brian Miller (guitar, bouzouki, backing vocals).
~20111#2
[NFBolg] Jack Talty, Cormac Begley. Na Fir Bolg. Jack Talty (concertina), Cormac Begley (concertina). For this tune: (Bb/F concertinas).
20126#1
[NNC 3] Niamh Ní Charra. Cuz. A Tribute to Terry "Cuz" Teahan. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina, vocals, viola). For this tune: 1st time (fiddle), then with Cathall King (flute).
201516#2
[CplySt] Nathan Gourley and Joey Abarta. Copley Street. Nathan Gourley (fiddle), Joey Abarta (pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Grand Old Man
MISD 7
Road to the Isles
2TapTrio
Joe Bane's Schottische
NFBolg
Old
CplySt
Played beforeOn Albums
Woman of the House
RBys 2
Kylebrack Rambler
RedW
Moll Roe
NNC 3
Noon Lasses
CplySt

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.
On page 40 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
On page 45 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [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