Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1523 (Paddy Ryan's Dream)
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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).|
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[TMC] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Michael Coleman. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Joe Burke (accordion).
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Danny Meehan (fiddle), Bobby Casey (fiddle).
[ItS] In the Smoke. Danny Meehan (fiddle), Bobby Casey (fiddle).
[FD 1] Finbarr Dwyer. [Finbarr Dwyer. Irish Traditional Accordionist]. Disc 2 of of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[FTIM] Festival of Traditional Irish [Music]. Discs 7 and 8 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[4IC] Joe Burke, Finbarr Dwyer, Kevin Loughlin, John Whelan. Pure Irish Traditional Accordion. Session with Four Irish Champions. Joe Burke (accordion), Finbarr Dwyer (accordion), Kevin Loughlin (accordion), John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[JD 3] John Doherty. The Celebrated Recordings. John Doherty (fiddle, vocals).
[KClns 1] Kathleen Collins. Traditional Music of Ireland. Kathleen Collins (fiddle).
[MM 3] Matt Molloy. Stony Steps. Matt Molloy (flute).
[BF] Bards of a Feather. Homeward Way. Josh Culley (harp, whistle, flute, pipes, Highland pipes, accordion, recorder, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán, Scottish snare, vocals), Susanna Perry (fiddle, vocals, recorder), Barry Gilmore (guitar, bouzouki, hammered dulcimer, vocals, bodhrán), David Heiser (guitar, vocals, concertina, bodhrán). For this tune: (fiddle).
[Arc 2] Arcady. Many Happy Returns. Johnny McDonagh (bones, bodhrán, triangle), Nicholas Quemener (guitar, flute, whistle, vocals), Patsy Broderick (piano, keyboards), Conor Keane (accordion), Brendan Larrissey (fiddle), Niamh Parsons (vocals).
[JOCBM] Johnny Óg Connolly and Brian McGrath. Dreaming up the Tunes. Johnny Óg Connolly (accordion), Brian McGrath (banjo).
[BCw 1] Brian Conway. First through the Gate. Brian Conway (fiddle).
[PttW] Matt Molloy and John Carty with Arty McGlynn. Pathway to the Well. Matt Molloy (flute), John Carty (fiddle), Arty McGlynn (guitar).
[KB ABR] Kevin Burke and Cal Scott. Across the Black River. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Cal Scott (guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, mountain dulcimer).
[ATrgs 1] Athena Tergis. A Letter Home. Athena Tergis (fiddle).
[HiBs 1] The HiBs. 40 Acre Notch. Jode Dowling (fiddle), Kate Dowling (whistle, flute). For this tune: Jode (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 #1181 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #1182 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #461 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #15 in [D&M] Arthur Warren Darley and Patrick Joseph McCall. The Darley and McCall Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 92 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #68 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As tune #77 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As reel #263 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|On page 95 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
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