Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2830 (Kerry Cow)
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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).|
[RtHaMtD] Round the House and Mind the Dresser. Gene Kelly (accordion).
[SRn 1] Seán Ryan. Siúil Uait / Take the Air. Seán Ryan (whistle).
[MR 5] Micho Russell. Ireland's Whistling Ambassador. Micho Russell (whistle, vocals).
[JCnly 1] Johnny Connolly. An tOileán Aerach. Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
[BG 5] Bobby Gardiner. The Clare Shout. Bobby Gardiner (melodeon, lilting). For this tune: (lilting, vocals), with Ann Gardiner (lilting), Lynda Gardiner (lilting, vocals).
[MoMad] Brendan Begley and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. A Moment of Madness. Brendan Begley (accordion), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle, hardanger fiddle).
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 #109 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #282 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #116 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|On page 46 of [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As tune #342 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #4 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides.|
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?