Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1875 (Take the Bull by the Horns)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||Mode ?|
|Double jig||48||A Mixolydian|
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).|
[DOEI] Dear Old Erin's Isle. Irish Traditional Music from America. Tom Doherty (melodeon).
[CTL 3] Cherish the Ladies. The Back Door. Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán), Eileen Golden (feet), Winifred Horan (fiddle, feet), Maureen Doherty Macken [Mary Rafferty] (accordion, flute), Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Cathie Ryan (vocals), Linnane Wick (feet). For this tune: Maureen Doherty Macken (accordion) and Siobhan Egan (fiddle).
[TDrty] Tom Doherty. Take the Bull by the Horns. Tom Doherty (accordion). For this tune: with Maureen Doherty Macken (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.
|In [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 187 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
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?