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Tune ID#703 (Garrett Barry's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Garrett Barry'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 GP (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Garrett Barry's / Garrett Barry's Reel / Garrett Barrys / Mister McLeod's / Mr. McLeod's / Denis Murphy's Miss McLeod's (appears within arrangement Mister McLeod on Boh 5; 1st in set Eff Reels on Gdwr 2) (also in A or F) (compare 1st part with 1st part of #6331)

cd Discography

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. Performers (instruments). Go to album
~197623#1
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Pat Mitchell.
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~199212#1
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's. Frank Jordan (flute).
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~19951#3
[JW 1] John Williams. John Williams. John Williams (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (accordion).
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200013#2
[MMR 3] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Road from Ballinakill. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, lilting), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle, concertina). For this tune: Mike (flute).
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~20011.17#2
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Jimmy Noonan (Eb flute).
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~20021#1
[EON] Eoin O'Neill. In Session. Eoin O'Neill (bouzouki, fiddle). For this tune: Yvonne Casey (fiddle).
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~20082#4
[Boh 5] Bohola. Jimmy Keane & Pat Broaders. Jimmy Keane (piano accordion, backing vocals, foot), Pat Broaders (vocals, bouzar, dordan).
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~201110#1
[Gdwr 2] Guidewires. II. Pádraig Rynne (concertina), Sylvain Barou (flute, pipes, biniou kozh), Tóla Custy (fiddle, viola), Paul McSherry (guitar), Karol Lynch (bouzouki, banjo, mandolin). For this tune: 1st time Pádraig Rynne (Eb/Bb concertina).
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20125#1
[PDArcy] Patrick D'Arcy. Wallop the Spot. Patrick D'Arcy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (D pipes).
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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 very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #23 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
As tune #139 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. [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): 1965