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Tune ID#774 (Jimmy O'Brien's Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Jimmy O'Brien's Jig about these two bars
These two bars are quoted from the transcription in the book 1850 (details in the Bibliography 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):
Jimmy O'Brien's Jig / Cossey's Jig (compare 1st part with 1st part of Maid in the Meadow #1838, with 1st part of reel #775 and with 1st part of American Wake / Horses Are Heading for the Train in book SLoP included here; also see notes to CRE 1#79)
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I have determined by careful listening that there are zero recordings of this tune anywhere on the indexed recordings, regardless of tune title.

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #991 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #206 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 49 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
On page 10 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
As jig #16 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [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