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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#6887 (An Trucailín Donn)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Mode ?
SongC Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
An Trucailín Donn / An Cailín Deas Donn / Colleen dhas dhonn / The Pretty Brown Girl / The Pretty Brown Girl / My Pretty Fair Maid / The Pretty Fair Maid / Máirín Buggerty (compare melody to Pretty Brown-Haired Girl #4770; also as jig in G with reversed parts)
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Discography cd

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

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~201211#1
[Rlta 1] Réalta. Open the Door for Three. Conor Lamb (pipes, whistle), Deirdre Galway (vocals, guitar, bouzouki), Aaron O'Hagan (pipes, whistle, bodhrán).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Pretty Brown-Haired Girl
Rlta 1

Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #151 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #14 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [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 only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1907