Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#286 (Castle Jig)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||A Dorian|
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).|
[AIC1] Paddy Canny, P.J. Hayes, Peadar O'Loughlin, Bridie Lafferty. An Historic Recording of Irish Traditional Music from County Clare and East Galway. Paddy Canny (fiddle), P.J. Hayes (fiddle).
[AIC2] Paddy Canny. Meet Paddy Canny. All-Ireland Champion - Violin. Paddy Canny (fiddle). For this tune: with P.J. Hayes.
[SRyan C] Seán Ryan. A Collection of His Own Compositions and His Versions of Well Known Traditional Tunes. Seán Ryan (fiddle).
[KB Pr] Kevin Burke, Mícheál Ó Domhnaill. Promenade. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar, piano).
[Kn] Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon. In Knocknagree. Noel Hill (concertina), Tony MacMahon (accordion).
[MH 1] Martin Hayes. Martin Hayes. Martin Hayes (fiddle).
[JDr 2] Joe Derrane. Return to Inis Mór. Joe Derrane (accordion).
[GL1] The Dance Music of Ireland. Jigs and Reels. Martin Hayes.
[KB IC] Kevin Burke. In Concert. Kevin Burke (fiddle). For this tune: with Martin Hayes.
[BODFam] Bríd O'Donohue and Family. Cliabhán an Dúchais. Bríd O'Donohue (flute, whistle), Seán O'Brien (flute), Eibhlís O'Brien (pipes), Deirdre O'Brien (harp), Liam O'Brien (concertina), Sinéad O'Brien (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.
|On page 35 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #35 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #55 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #80 in [SIMB] Tony Sullivan. Sully's Irish Music Book.|
|As jig #87 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 10 of [SR] Brian Ryan. The Hidden Ireland. The First Selection of Irish Traditional Compositions of Seán Ryan.|
|On page 107 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 182 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #114 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #201 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|As jig #33 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
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?