Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2149 (Kitty Come Over)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||D 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).|
[IDM 2] Past Masters of Irish Dance Music. Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo).
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo).
[BFair] Ballinasloe Fair. Early Recordings of Irish Music in America. Frank Murphy (melodeon).
[DD 7] De Dannan. Ballroom. Dolores Keane (vocals), Frankie Gavin (fiddle, viola, flute, whistle, piano), Martin O'Connor (accordion), Johnny (Ringo) McDonagh (bodhrán, bones, triangles), Caroline Lavelle (cello, vocals), Alec Finn (guitar, bouzouki).
[JCt 1] John Carty and Brian McGrath. The Cat that Ate the Candle. John Carty (banjo, fiddle), Brian McGrath (piano, banjo).
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 #778 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #55 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
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