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Tune ID#719 (Gillan's Apples)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Gillan's Apples about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording LR 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig64AABBCCDDD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Gillan's Apples / Gillian's Apples / Gillian's Apples No. 2 / Apples in Winter (1st in set Little House under the Hill on WmMully) (also parts in different order and without 2nd part, and compare 1st two parts with Gillan's Apples #2368)
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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).
19277#1
[WmMully] William Mullaly. The Westmeath Hunt. William Mullaly (concertina).
~194813#1
[LR 1] Leo Rowsome. Classics of Irish Piping. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
~19749#1
[SE 3] Séamus Ennis. The Wandering Minstrel. Seamus Ennis (pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).
~197613#1
[AMPR] Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
~19853#1
[CW] Matt Molloy and Sean Keane. Contentment Is Wealth. Matt Molloy (flute), Sean Keane (fiddle).
199611#2
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute).
199912#1
[AMacN 1] Andrew Mac Namara. Dawn. Andrew Mac Namara (accordion).
~201516#1
[RBPOL 3] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The Legacy. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Sean Moloney's
BrdgGap
Played beforeOn Albums
Little House under the Hill
WmMully
Maid of Tramore
LR 1
Walls of Liscarroll
SE 3
Rambler
AMPR
Up and About in the Morning
CW
Munster Buttermilk
AMacN 1

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 #1110 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #287 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #1 in volume 2 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle. [available]
As jig #29 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.

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