Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2077 (Wind that Shakes the Barley)
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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).|
[PJConlon] Peter J. Conlon. The Genius of Peter Conlon. 78 RPM Recordings from 1917-1929. Peter J. Conlon (melodeon).
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina).
[McDoB] The McDonaghs of Ballinafad and Friends Play Traditional Music of Sligo. Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle).
[JB 2] Joe Burke with Charlie Lennon. Traditional Music of Ireland. Joe Burke (accordion), with Charlie Lennon (piano).
[JD 5] John Doherty. The Floating Bow. John Doherty (fiddle).
[SE 3] Séamus Ennis. The Wandering Minstrel. Seamus Ennis (pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Seamus Ennis.
[ItS] In the Smoke. Vince O'Halloran (accordion), Des O'Halloran (fiddle).
[Ch 8] The Chieftains. 8. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán).
[MB 1] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin. Traditional Irish Music on the Tin Whistle. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (low G whistle).
[NH 1] Noel Hill. The Irish Concertina. Noel Hill (concertina).
[MLIIA] The Boston College Irish Fiddle Festival - My Love Is in America. Tony deMarco (fiddle).
[GOC 1] Gerry O'Connor. Time to Time. Gerry O'Connor (banjo, guitar, fiddle).
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Michael Tubridy (flute), Tommy McCarthy (concertina), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
[ECotter] Eamonn Cotter. Traditional Irish Music from County Clare. Eamonn Cotter (flute).
[GL1] The Dance Music of Ireland. Jigs and Reels. Joe Burke.
[LN 2] Laurence Nugent. Two for Two. Laurence Nugent (flute, whistle). For this tune: (C whistle).
[GrHs] Grey Larsen and Paddy League. The Green House. Grey Larsen (flute, whistle, concertina, harmonium, field organ, piano), Paddy League (bodhrán, guitar). For this tune: (flute).
[KLO] Mick O'Brien agus Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. Kitty Lie Over. Mick O'Brien (pipes, whistle), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: (Bb pipes), (fiddle).
[TCllns 1] Tim Collins. Dancing on Silver. Tim Collins (concertina). For this tune: (Bb/F concertina), with Brian McNamara (C pipes).
[TOCAM] Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow. Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow with Arty McGlynn. Tony O'Connell (concertina), Andy Morrow (fiddle). For this tune: Tony (concertina).
[CLnn 2] Charlie Lennon. Turning the Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, viola, piano, harpsichord, bass, keyboards). For this tune: (viola).
[KB ABR] Kevin Burke and Cal Scott. Across the Black River. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Cal Scott (guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, mountain dulcimer). For this tune: with Johnny B. Connolly (accordion), Michael McGoldrick (flute).
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. Tony Linnane, Jim O'Connor, Mick Conneely, Johnny 'Ringo' McDonagh.
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 #1518 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #23 in [Sc] Scottish Fiddle Tunes.|
|As tune #737 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #199 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #68 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 155 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 12 of [Ba] Betty M. Barlow. Fiddle Tunes for the Violinist.|
|On page 293 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|On page 32 of [TP] Tommy Peoples. Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes.|
|On page 18 of [SK] Sean Keane. Fifty Fiddle Solos.|
|As tune #24 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 71 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 118 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #352 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #159 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?