Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#249 (Burke's)
|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).|
[FR] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. The Funny Reel. Traditional Music of Ireland. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano).
[SRn 1] Seán Ryan. Siúil Uait / Take the Air. Seán Ryan (whistle).
[SWlsh 3] Seamus Walshe. Clare Accordion. Seamus Walshe (accordion).
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 #42 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As jig #79 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #3 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As jig #4 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
|As tune #26 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 78 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 129 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #16 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #166 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?