Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1836 (Stolen Purse)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||G 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).|
[KB UC] Kevin Burke. Up Close. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
[Lu 5] Lúnasa. The Kinnitty Sessions. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhran), Donogh Hennessy (guitar), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass), Sean Smyth (fiddle, whistle), Cillian Vallely (pipes, whistle). For this tune: Cillian Vallely (pipes), Kevin Crawford (flute).
[JasCt] James Carty. Upon My Soul. James Carty (flute). For this tune: (Eb 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 #560 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #821 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|On page 118 of [IMM] Francis O'Neill. Irish Minstrels and Musicians.|
|As tune #78 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 28 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
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?