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Tune ID#7060 (Humours of Glin)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Mode ?
PieceD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Humours of Glin, The / The Humors of Glin / The Humours of Glynn / The Humors of Glynn / The Groves of Sweet Myrtle / Thomas Leixlip, the Proud / A Virgin Wife and Widow (1st in set The Humours of Glin on Cran 5) (compare as jig #434)
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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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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~200910#1
[PCrbry] Peter Carberry. Traditional Irish Music from Co. Longford. Peter Carberry (accordion, banjo, tenor guitar). For this tune: (B accordion).
~201411#1
[Cran 5] Cran. Dally and Stray. Seán Corcoran (vocals, mandocello), Desi Wilkinson (flute, whistle, pipes, vocals), Ronan Browne (pipes, flute, whistle, vocals). For this tune: Ronan (pipes), Desi (flute).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Earl's Chair
Cran 5

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 #176 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #36 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #54 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [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