Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1665 (Reel with the Beryl)
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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).|
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina).
[PKlly] Patrick Kelly. Patrick Kelly From Cree. Fiddle Music. Patrick Kelly (fiddle).
[FG 1] Frankie Gavin and Alec Finn. Frankie Gavin and Alec Finn. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, whistle), Alec Finn (bouzouki).
[Ch 8] The Chieftains. 8. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán).
[MR 2] Micho Russell. The Limestone Rock. Micho Russell (whistle).
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Micho Russell (Eb flute).
[JW 1] John Williams. John Williams. John Williams (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (concertina), with Micho Russell (whistle).
[MH 3] Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. The Lonesome Touch. Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill (guitar).
[BG 5] Bobby Gardiner. The Clare Shout. Bobby Gardiner (melodeon, lilting). For this tune: (D melodeon).
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. Tony Linnane, Jim O'Connor, Mick Conneely, Johnny 'Ringo' McDonagh.
[CtNGn] Caitlín Nic Gabhann. Caitlín. Caitlín Nic Gabhann (concertina, dance).
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 #195 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As tune #28 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 7 of [SK] Sean Keane. Fifty Fiddle Solos.|
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?