Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3577 (Bean a' Tí ar Lár)
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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).|
[TP 2] Tommy Peoples and Paul Brady. The High Part of the Road. Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Paul Brady (guitar).
[DMeehan] Danny Meehan. Navvy on the Shore. Danny Meehan (fiddle).
[A AS] Altan. Another Sky. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle, vocals), Dermot Byrne (accordion), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar, vocals), Dáithi Sproule (guitar, vocals).
[NtDay] Brett Lipshutz and Randy Lee Gosa. Night and Day. Brett Lipshutz (flute, whistle, bombarde), Randy Lee Gosa (guitar).
[LzKnls 2] Liz Knowles. Making Time. Liz Knowles (fiddle, strings). For this tune: with Kieran O'Hare (B pipe).
[LTC 1] Long Time Courting. Alternate Routes. Ariel Friedman (cello, vocals), Liz Simmon (guitar, vocals), Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Sarah Blair (fiddle, 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 #199 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #39 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As reel #10 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As reel #21 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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?