Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1801 (Speed the Plough)
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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).|
[NF] Joe Shannon, Johnny McGreevy. The Noonday Feast. Joe Shannon (pipes), Johnny McGreevy (fiddle).
[BHIW] Dolores Keane & John Faulkner. Broken Hearted I'll Wander. Dolores Keane (vocals, concertina, flute ,whistle, hurdy gurdy, bodhrán), John Faulkner (vocals, guitar, hurdy gurdy, bouzouki). For this tune: Kieran (fiddle), Eamonnn (pipes), Dolores (flute).
[ACB 1] The Abbey Céilí Band. Bruach an tSuláin. Ger Murphy (accordion), Andrew O'Connell (fiddle), Liam Forde (banjo), Micheál Creedon (bass, keyboards).
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 #19 in [Sc] Scottish Fiddle Tunes.|
|As tune #160 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #1 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|On page 264 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As tune #18 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|As reel #99 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
|As reel #49 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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?