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Tune ID#689 (Gallant Tipperary Boys)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Gallant Tipperary Boys about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JDa 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Gallant Tipperary Boys, The / Gallant Tipperary / The Young May Moon / Get Up, Old Woman and Shake Yourself (2nd in set The Templeglantine Slides on BBow 4) (also as song, also with 2 additional parts, also in C) (compare 1st 4 bars with 1st 4 bars of Bank of Turf #115)
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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).
197717#1
[JOL 1] Johnny O'Leary. Music for the Set. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Johnny O'Leary (accordion). For this tune: with Maurice O'Keefe (fiddle), Ellen O'Leary (whistle).
19777#2
[JDa 1] Jackie Daly. Music from Sliabh Luachra. Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina).
19956#1
[JOL 3] Johnny O'Leary. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
~200711#2
[Chlr 3] Chulrua. The Singing Kettle. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Patrick Ourceau (fiddle), Pat Egan (guitar, vocals).
201511#2
[BBow 4] Buttons and Bows. The Return of Spring. Jackie Daly (accordion), Séamus McGuire (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Garry O'Briain (guitar, mandocello, piano).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Paudy Scully's
JDa 1
Kerfunten Jig
Chlr 3
I Lost My Love and I Care Not
BBow 4
Played beforeOn Albums
Off She Goes
JOL 1
Bank of Turf
JOL 3

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.
As tune #894 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #39 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #97 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #129 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
On page 26 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
As tune #99 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides. [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): 1903