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Tune ID#6335 (Mick O'Connor's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Mick O'Connor'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 JOCBM (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Mick O'Connor's / Ríl Mhick Uí Chonchúir / Happy to Meet, Sorry to Part (2nd in set Mick O'Connors' [sic] / Ríleanna Mhick O'Connor on JOCBM; 2nd in set Harp and Shamrock on Lu 4) (compare 1st part with 1st part of Coal Miner's #348) (also in G, assuming Lu 4 is tuned down to match the Bb flute, otherwise in Eb, or else in D, tuned up a half-step) (composed by Mick O'Connor in 1971)
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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).
~199112#3
[Fisherst] Fisherstreet. Out in the Night. John McMahon (concertina, pipes), Seamus McMahon (fiddle, flute), Dermot Lernihan (accordion), Noreen O'Donoghue (harp, keyboards, piano), Frank Cullen (mandola, mandolin), Maurice Coyle (guitar).
~19983#2
[JOCBM] Johnny Óg Connolly and Brian McGrath. Dreaming up the Tunes. Johnny Óg Connolly (accordion), Brian McGrath (banjo). For this tune: Brian (banjo).
20023#2
[Lu 4] Lúnasa. Redwood. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle), Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle), Cillian Vallely (pipes, whistle), Donogh Hennessy (guitar, whistle), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass). For this tune: Seán (fiddle).
~201213#1
[MiMulc] Michelle Mulcahy. Suaimhneas. Michelle Mulcahy (harp).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Tailor's Thimble
Fisherst
Mick O'Connor's
JOCBM
Harp & Shamrock
Lu 4
Played beforeOn Albums
Lad O'Beirne's
MiMulc

Bibliography

According to my research, there are zero transcriptions that are musically very similar to this tune anywhere in the indexed books, regardless of tune title. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. To learn to play this tune, simply learn it from another musician or study the recording(s) listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1991