Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3402 (Cock and the Hen)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Slip jig||16||AB||F# Minor|
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).|
[LFinger] Joe McHugh and Barry Carroll. The Long Finger. An Mhéar Fhada. Joe McHugh (pipes, whistle, keyboard, bouzouki), Barry Carroll (hammered dulcimer, keyboard). For this tune: Joe (low whistle).
[Drv 2] Dervish. Playing with Fire. Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhrán, bones), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Shane Mc Aleer (fiddle), Liam Kelly (flute, whistle, vocals), Brian Mc Donagh (mandola, mandolin, guitar, vocals, bassola), Michael Holmes (bouzouki, guitar).
[JsMrsh 2] Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (accordion).
[Drv 4] Dervish. Live in Palma. Cathy Jordan (vocals), Liam Kelly (flute), Shane McAleer (fiddle), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Brian McDonagh (mandola, guitar), Micheal Holmes (bouzouki).
[Chlr 1] Chulrua. Barefoot on the Altar. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Tim Britton (pipes, flute, whistle), Pat Egan (guitar, vocals).
[JCnly 2] Johnny Connolly. Drioball na Fáinleoige. Johnny Connolly (melodeon, accordion, vocals). For this tune: (melodeon), with Charlie Lennon (fiddle).
[DzDnly 1] Dezi Donnelly. Familiar Footsteps. Dezi Donnelly (fiddle).
[Lu 2] Lúnasa. Otherworld. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán), Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle, viola), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass, cello), Donogh Hennessy (guitar).
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Claire Mann (flute).
[Cms 1] Comas. Comas. Sylvain Barou (flute, pipes), Aidan Burke (fiddle), Philip Masure (guitar, cittern, vocals), Jackie Moran (bodhrán, percussion).
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 #252 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 44 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #55 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As slipjig #14 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
|As slipjig #51 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
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