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Tune ID#960 (Statia Donnelly's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Statia Donnelly'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 FD 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Statia Donnelly's / Statia Donnellys / Statia Donnelly / Staesia Donnelly's / Port Statia Ní Dhonnghaile / Joe Burke's Jig / John Dwyer's / Finbar Dwyer's Favorite / Kennedy's / McGreevy's (also with alternate 2nd part or the same as a 3rd part) (also in E or C) (compare as air An Páistín Fionn #1540 and as hornpipe #1541)
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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).
~197012#1
~199519#2
[MMR 1] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Dangerous Reel. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, pipes), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle).
~199615#3
[JOBM 1] Jimmy O'Brien-Moran. Seán Reid's Favourite. Jimmy O'Brien-Moran (pipes).
~19965#2
[LoStBand] The Lonely Stranded Band. The Lonely Stranded Band. Traditional Irish Music and Song from Charlie Piggott, Miriam Collins and Joe Corcoran. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Miriam Collins (concertina), Joe Corcoran (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).
~19961#1
[MOB] Mick O' Brien. May Morning Dew. Mick O' Brien (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
200011#2
[KC 2] Kevin Crawford. In Good Company. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle). For this tune: with Conor Tully (fiddle).
~200013#2
[JLavelle] John Lavelle. @Home Alone. John Lavelle (accordion).
~20022#1
[EON] Eoin O'Neill. In Session. Eoin O'Neill (bouzouki, fiddle).
~20086#2
[Snchrd] Dermy Diamond, Tara Diamond, Dáithí Sproule. Seanchairde. Old Friends. Dermy Diamond (fiddle), Tara Diamond aka Tara Bingham (flute), Dáithí Sproule (guitar).
20105#3
[MCnDMn] Mick Conneely and David Munnelly. 'Tis What It Is. Mick Conneely (fiddle, bouzouki), David Munnelly (accordion, melodeon).
~20108#3
[MCny 2] Michael Cooney. Just Piping. Michael Cooney (pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Paddy Clancy's
MMR 1
Tom Busby's
JOBM 1
Trip to Bantry
LoStBand
Rolling Wave
KC 2
Joy of My Life
JLavelle
Woods of Old Limerick
Snchrd
Mrs. Cooty's
MCnDMn
Jim Droney's
MCny 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Paddy Taylor's
FD 1
I Will If I Can
MOB
Jack Coen's Jig
JLavelle
MillpondEON

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 jig #293 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [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): 1970