Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2665 (Tenpenny Bit)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||G 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).|
[GD] From Galway to Dublin. Early Recordings of Traditional Irish Music. Paddy Killoran (fiddle).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle). For this tune: with Austin Kelly (fiddle).
[ApW] Brian Conway and Tony DeMarco. The Apple in Winter. Irish Music in New York. Brian Conway (fiddle), Tony DeMarco (fiddle).
[JWh 2] John Whelan. From the Heart. Traditional Irish Music. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Séamus Connolly (fiddle).
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's. Jimmy Murray (flute), Jimmy Murphy (fiddle), Peter Horan (fiddle).
[JWh 6] John Whelan. Come to Dance. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Jim Eagan (fiddle).
[Drv 5] Dervish. Midsummer's Night. Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhrán, bones), Tom Morrow (fiddle, viola, vocals), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Liam Kelly (flute, whistle), Séamus O'Dowd (guitar, fiddle, harmonica, vocals), Michael Holmes (bouzouki), Brian McDonagh (mandola, mandolin, vocals).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Jim Murphy (fiddle), James Murray (flute), with Kevin Brehony (piano).
[LLPQ 1] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Bernie Conneely (banjo), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Sharon Whelton (flute, whistle). For this tune: (flute).
[JCrv] John Creaven. The Story So Far. John Creaven (flute).
[Fngl 1] Fingal. Fingal. James Keane (accordion), Randal Bays (fiddle), Dáithí Sproule (guitar, vocals).
[MCrJD] Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly. The Living Stream. Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Jackie Daly (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 #929 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #930 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #162 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #24 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 82 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
|On page 43 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #26 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As jig #262 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
|As tune #200 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?