Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2410 (Siege of Ennis)
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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).|
[FONC] The Francis O'Neill Cylinders. Thirty-two Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America circa 1904. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[OTUS2] Oldtime Records. Vol. 2. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from 1923 to 1947. Edward Meehan's Rosaleen Orchestra: Eddie Meehan (accordion), unknown (fiddle).
[KR] Kevin Rowsome. The Rowsome Tradition. Kevin Rowsome (pipes). For this tune: Leo, Leon, and Liam Rowsome (pipes).
[CBt] Celtic Beat. Traditional Music from Ireland. Jason O'Rourke (concertina).
[BICM] Best of Irish Ceili Music. Disc 5 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Fred Hanna Ceili Band (accordion).
[Boh 4] Bohola. 4. Jimmy Keane (piano accordion, vocals, foot), Sean Cleland (fiddle), Pat Broaders (dordan, vocals), Kat Eggleston (vocals).
[HiBs 1] The HiBs. 40 Acre Notch. Jode Dowling (fiddle), Kate Dowling (whistle, flute). For this tune: Jode (fiddle), Kate (whistle).
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 #1815 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #139 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #196#5#1 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #197#5#2 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #166 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #68 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides.|
|As polka #41 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #57 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session 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?