Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3943 (Tripping on the Mountain)
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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).|
[OTPR] Oldtime Records. Vol. 3. Piping Rarities. Tom Ennis (pipes), John Gerrity (fiddle).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Seamus Quinn (fiddle), James McDonagh (flute).
[HB 3] Harry Bradley. The Night-Rambler's Companion. Harry Bradley (flute, whistle). For this tune: (F flute).
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 polka #97 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
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