Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2221 (Cape Breton Fiddler's Welcome to Shetland)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
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).|
[TW] Tannahill Weavers. The Best of the Tannahill Weavers 1979-1989.
[VK 1] Vinnie Kilduff. The Boys from the Blue Hill. Vinnie Kilduff (whistle, mandolin, guitar, keyboards, bass, bodhrán).
[SSm] Seán Smyth. The Blue Fiddle. Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle, vocals).
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 reel #330 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
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?