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Tune ID#6321 (Tom Dahill's Fiddle)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Tom Dahill's Fiddle about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording DDoody (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Tom Dahill's Fiddle / Tom Dayhill's Fiddle / Nehyls Fiddle (2nd in set The Man from Glountane on NNC 3) (composed by Terence "Cuz" Teahan)
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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).
~19781.5#1
[DDoody] Denis Doody. Kerry Music. Denis Doody (accordion).
201210#2
[NNC 3] Niamh Ní Charra. Cuz. A Tribute to Terry "Cuz" Teahan. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina, vocals, viola). For this tune: (concertina), with Anne McAuliffe (flute), Nicky McAuliffe (fiddle), Mick Moloney (banjo).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Man from Glountane
NNC 3
Played beforeOn Albums
O'Mahony's
DDoody

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 78 of [Cuz] Terence "Cuz" Teahan with Josh Dunson. The Road to Glountane.

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 only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1978