Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1059 (Kitty's Rambles)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||D Mixolydian|
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).|
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[PJConlon] Peter J. Conlon. The Genius of Peter Conlon. 78 RPM Recordings from 1917-1929. Peter J. Conlon (melodeon).
[LR 1] Leo Rowsome. Classics of Irish Piping. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Frank Lee's Tara Ceilidh Band.
[BC 3] Bobby Casey. The Spirit of West Clare. Bobby Casey (fiddle, whistle).
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Jimmy Power (fiddle).
[FD 1] Finbarr Dwyer. [Finbarr Dwyer. Irish Traditional Accordionist]. Disc 2 of of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[JnKlly] John Kelly. Irish Traditional Concertina and Fiddle Music. John Kelly (concertina, fiddle). For this tune: (fiddle).
[KKgn] Kevin Keegan. The Music of Kevin Keegan. Kevin Keegan (accordion).
[SE 5] Seamus Ennis. The Fox Chase. Seamus Ennis (pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).
[WmSullvn] William Sullivan. Traditional Irish Music. William Sullivan (accordion).
[MB 2] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin 2. Mary Bergin (whistle).
[AW] Paddy Reynolds, Charlie Mulvihill, James Keane, with Felix Dolan. Atlantic Wave. Paddy Reynolds (fiddle), Charlie Mulvihill (accordion), James Keane (accordion). For this tune: James Keane (accordion).
[LN 1] Laurence Nugent. Traditional Irish Music on Flute and Tin-Whistle. Laurence Nugent (flute, whistle). For this tune: (whistle).
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
[MvC 2] Moving Cloud. Foxglove. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán), Carl Hession (piano).
[KR] Kevin Rowsome. The Rowsome Tradition. Kevin Rowsome (pipes).
[MOR] Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. The Nervous Man. Traditional Irish Music on Concertina. Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
[KlmFcy] Catherine McEvoy and John McEvoy. The Kilmore Fancy. Catherine McEvoy (flute), John McEvoy (fiddle).
[JCt 4] John Carty. At It Again. John Carty (fiddle).
[JMcSh 1] John McSherry. Soma. John McSherry (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
[SailCrvt] Paddy O'Brien, Tom Schaefer, Paul Wehling, Erin Hart. The Sailor's Cravat. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Tom Schaefer (fiddle), Paul Wehling (bouzouki), Erin Hart (vocals).
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 #1043 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #5 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #28 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As tune #36 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|On page 60 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
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?