Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1049 (Kiss Me Kate)
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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.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[BHCMoher] Sean Ryan, Kathleen Ryan, Pat Lyons. Back Home to the Cliffs of Mohir [sic]. Sean Ryan (fiddle), Pat Lyons (accordion), Kathleen Ryan (piano).
[AMPR] Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
[LCTM] Liz Carroll & Tommy Maguire. Kiss Me Kate. Liz Carroll (fiddle), Tommy Maguire (accordion).
[KC 1] Kevin Crawford. 'D' Flute Album. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán). For this tune: (flute).
[Cltri 3] Ceoltóirí. Women of Ireland. Karen Ashbrook (hammered dulcimer, flute, whistle), Connie McKenna (vocals, guitar), Sue Richards (harp). For this tune: (hammered dulcimer), (pipes), (whistle).
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. John Moloney, Elaine Hogan, Sheila Garry, John Kelly.
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.
|As tune #1432 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #669 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 137 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #21 in [P50] Brian and Eithne Vallely. Play 50 Reels.|
|As reel #222 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As reel #88 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|In [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|As tune #39 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 57 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #168 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #109 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?