Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1451 (O'Keeffe's Slide)
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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).|
[KF] Padraig O'Keefe, Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford. Kerry Fiddles. Padraig O'Keefe (fiddle), Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: Murphy, Clifford.
[RshMtn] The Rushy Mountain. Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle).
[SatG] Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. The Star above the Garter. Fiddle music from Kerry, played by Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle).
[Ch 4] The Chieftains. 4. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones).
[Aths 1] Áthas. Áthas. Heather Lewin-Tiarks (fiddle, viola, cello), Amy Richter (bodhrán, djembe, whistle), Jeff Ksiazek (guitar, whistle, flute). For this tune: Heather (fiddle).
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 #86 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #57 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #18#2 in volume 1 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle.|
|On page 47 of [RW] Robin Williamson. The Penny Whistle Book.|
|On page 205 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As slide #11 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 25 of [T] Fintan Vallely. Timber. The Flute Tutor. 2nd Edition.|
|As tune #26 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As tune #177 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #61 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|As other #5 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
|As slide #23 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|On page 98 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
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?