Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1625 (Queen of the Rushes)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||48||AABBCC||D Major|
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).|
[Plx 7] Planxty. Words and Music. Christy Moore (guitar, vocals, bodhrán), Andy Irvine (bouzouki, mandolin, vocals, harmonica), Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Donal Lunny (guitar, bouzouki, bowed psaltery, spinet, dulcimer, bodhrán, synthesizer). For this tune: Liam O'Flynn (pipes).
[TP 4] Tommy Peoples. The Iron Man. Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[SWW] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The South West Wind. Traditional Music from County Clare. Ronan Browne (pipes), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle). For this tune: Peter O'Loughlin (flute).
[JKn 2] James Keane. That's the Spirit. James Keane (accordion).
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes). For this tune: Mike (pipes) plus overdubbed pipes?.
[TTItself] Maeve Donnelly and Peadar O'Loughlin. The Thing Itself. Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Peadar O'Loughlin (flute).
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. Brid O'Donohue (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.
|As tune #31 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As jig #78 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 105 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On pages 176-177 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #103 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As jig #27 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
|As tune #172 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|As tune #173 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?