Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3102 (Charley the Prayermaster)
|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).|
[BMu 2] Brendan Mulvihill, Donna Long. The Morning Dew. Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Donna Long (piano).
[FMD 1] The Fiddle Music of Donegal. Volume One. Proinnsias Ó Maonaigh (fiddle).
[LLPQ 2] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Track Across the Deep. Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Maureen Linane (accordion), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals).
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 #862 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #122 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 35 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As misc #17 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
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?