Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#409 (Basket of Turf)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||E Dorian|
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).|
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[WW 2] The Wheels of the World. Early Irish-American Music. Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 1930s. Vol. 2. Frank Quinn (fiddle), Joe Maguire (accordion).
[MG] Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters from the 78 RPM Era. Frank Quinn (fiddle).
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
[MBP] Matt Molloy, Paul Brady, Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy. Paul Brady. Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy (flute), Paul Brady (guitar, vocals), Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[Lgcy] Legacy. Navan. Don Penzien (guitar, vocals, whistle), Valerie Plested (fiddle), Beth Patterson (bouzouki, vocals), Justin Murphy (flute, whistle).
[KB IC] Kevin Burke. In Concert. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
[McNamFam] McNamara Family. Leitrim's Hidden Treasure. Michael McNamara (flute), Brian McNamara (pipes), Ray McNamara (pipes, whistle), Ciarán McNamara (flute), Enda McNamara (fiddle), Deirdre McNamara (concertina), Frank Kelly (piano), Mick Giblin (guitar), Barry Carroll (hammered dulcimer).
[CrssCl] Seamus Glackin, Brendan Begley, Michael O'Brien, Mary Corcoran, Mick Gaynor. Crossroads Céilí. Seamus Glackin (fiddle), Brendan Begley (accordion), Michael O'Brien (flute), Mary Corcoran (piano), Mick Gaynor (drums).
[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).
[MSHtn 4] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Lovers' Well. Shannon Heaton (vocals, flute, whistle), Matt Heaton (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán). For this tune: (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 tune #735 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #970 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #32 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 40 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #52 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|On page 48 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 152 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|On pages 26, 40, 54 of [TS] Tony DeMarco and Miles Krassen. A Trip to Sligo. A Comprehensive Guide to the Art of Irish Fiddling, Sligo-Style.|
|As jig #12 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 127 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #139 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #25 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
|As jig #40 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?