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Tune ID#6352 (Banks of Inverness)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Banks of Inverness about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording DAttic (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBA Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Banks of Inverness / Andersons Reel (compare as polka Heather on the Hill included here from book SLoP)
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Discography cd

Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19981#4
[DAttic] Damp in the Attic. I Was ...... Flyin It. P.J. King (accordion), Martin Murray (fiddle, viola, mandolin), Cyril O'Donoghue (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Paddy Taylor's
DAttic

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 recording listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
On page 41 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
As tune #115 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. [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