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Tune ID#6986 (Tom McElvogue's Jig No. 1)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Tom McElvogue's Jig No. 1 about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording Unfldg (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig48AABBCCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Tom McElvogue's Jig No. 1 / Tom McElvogue's / Tom McElvogue's Jig in G (2nd in set Réidh Chnoc na Mná Duibhe on AGrnv 2) (also in C) (composed by Tom McElvogue)
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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).
20143#1
[Unfldg] Unfolding. Young Music from East Clare. Aisling Lyons (harp).
20148#1
[LLses 5] The London Lasses and Chris O'Malley. The One I Loved the Best. Karen Ryan (fiddle, mandola, banjo, whistle), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Elma McElligott (flute, whistle, saxophone, backing vocal), Brogan McAuliffe (concertina), Brona McVittie (vocal, harp), Chris O'Malley (piano, guitar).
~201410#2
[AGrnv 2] Aoife Granville. Sáimhín Só. Aoife Granville (flute, fiddle, fife, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (C flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Réidh Chnoc na Mná Duibhe
AGrnv 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Anthony Frawley's
Unfldg
Farewell to Lisheen
LLses 5

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 only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 2014