Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3840 (Captain Moonlight's Army)
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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).|
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Denis McMahon (fiddle), Paudy Scully (flute), Timmy O'Connor (melodeon).
[JCnly 1] Johnny Connolly. An tOileán Aerach. Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
[INS] Hammy Hamilton, Séamus Creagh, Con Ó Drisceoil. It's No Secret. Hammy Hamilton (flute, vocals), Séamus Creagh (fiddle, vocals), Con Ó Drisceoil (accordion, vocals, piano).
[Beg 2] Beginish. Stormy Weather. Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals), Noel O'Grady (bouzouki), Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle), Gavin Ralston (guitar, keyboards), Paul O'Shaughnessy (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 #339 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #129 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #41 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?