Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1256 (Cuckoo's Nest)
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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).|
[KOS] James Kelly, Paddy O'Brien, Daithi Sproule. Traditional Music of Ireland. James Kelly (fiddle), Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Daithi Sproule (vocals, guitar). For this tune: Paddy O'Brien.
[CBnds] The County Bounds. Johnny McCarthy (fiddle), Con "Fada" Ó Drisceoil (accordion).
[JLavelle] John Lavelle. @Home Alone. John Lavelle (accordion).
[JCrv] John Creaven. The Story So Far. John Creaven (flute).
[JMcK] Joe McKenna. The Irish Low Whistle. Joe McKenna (whistle, pipes, keyboards, piano). For this tune: (low whistle).
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 #1733 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #238 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 205 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As hp #27 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 26 of [T] Fintan Vallely. Timber. The Flute Tutor. 2nd Edition.|
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?