Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1517 (St. Patrick's Night)
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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).|
[SCnly 1] Séamus Connolly. Notes from My Mind. Séamus Connolly (fiddle).
[CTL 3] Cherish the Ladies. The Back Door. Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán), Eileen Golden (feet), Winifred Horan (fiddle, feet), Maureen Doherty Macken [Mary Rafferty] (accordion, flute), Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Cathie Ryan (vocals), Linnane Wick (feet). For this tune: Joanie Madden (Eb whistle).
[CPO] Eileen O'Brien and Willie Fogarty. The Compositions of Paddy O'Brien. Eileen O'Brien (fiddle), Willie Fogarty (accordion).
[MaRaf] Mary Rafferty. Hand-Me-Downs. Mary Rafferty (accordion, concertina, flute, whistle). For this tune: (accordion).
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. Geraldine McNamara (flute).
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.
|On page 270 of [CITM] Fintan Vallely. The Companion to Irish Traditional Music.|
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?