Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1699 (Whelan's Jig)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||E Dorian|
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).|
[ICTM] Ireland. Irlande. Aggie White (fiddle).
[DC1] The Drones and the Chanters. Irish Pipering. Leo Rowsome.
[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). For this tune: Martin Fay (fiddle).
[PCt] Paddy Carty. Traditional Irish Music. Paddy Carty (flute).
[ECst] Traditional Irish Music in America. The East Coast. Mike Preston (flute), Jack Coen (flute), Charlie Coen (concertina).
[CmA 1] The Coleman Archive Vol. 1: The Living Tradition. Tommy "Clogs" Gallagher (fiddle).
[MoD] Tony Mac Mahon, Noel Hill, Iarla Ó Lionáird. Music of Dreams. Tony Mac Mahon (accordion), Noel Hill (concertina), Iarla Ó Lionáird (vocals).
[MDOF] Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta. Bosca Bídeach. Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta (melodeon).
[DLyn] Dana Lyn. Looking for the Early Opener. Dana Lyn (fiddle, viola, piano).
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 42 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #49 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As tune #56 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 114 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 194 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #144 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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