Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1822 (St. Ruth's Bush)
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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).|
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Kincora Ceilidhe Band.
[JRyan] Joe Ryan. An Buachaill Dreoite. Joe Ryan (fiddle).
[WU] Martin Mulhaire, Séamus Connolly, Jack Coen. Warming Up. Martin Mulhaire (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle), Jack Coen (flute).
[CTL 5] Cherish the Ladies. New Day Dawning. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, mandolin, banjo), Mary Rafferty (accordion, whistle), Donna Long (piano, fiddle, vocals), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán, whistle), Aoife Clancy (vocals, guitar). For this tune: Joanie Madden (flute).
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Sean Ryan of Chicago (flute).
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes).
[OHrth] Mary Mac Namara, Andrew Mac Namara. Open Hearth. Mary Mac Namara (concertina), Andrew Mac Namara (accordion).
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 238 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|As tune #40 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book.|
|As reel #110 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 21 of [MR] Barbara Wygol (tunes), Jenny Loui (text). The Piper's Chair. A Collection of Tunes and Folklore from Micho Russell.|
|As tune #29 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|As tune #13 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?