Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#537 (Dowd's No. 9)
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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).|
[HG] Hugh Gillespie. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Hugh Gillespie (fiddle).
[IFM] Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music. Hugh Gillespie (fiddle).
[JC] Joe Cooley. Cooley. Joe Cooley (accordion). For this tune: with Seamus Cooley (flute).
[LC 1] Liz Carroll. A Friend Indeed. Liz Carroll (fiddle).
[CW] Matt Molloy and Sean Keane. Contentment Is Wealth. Matt Molloy (flute), Sean Keane (fiddle).
[TJC] Frankie Gavin and Paul Brock. Ómós do Joe Cooley. A Tribute to Joe Cooley. Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paul Brock (accordion).
[HMSP] Joe Burke, Michael Cooney, Terry Corcoran. Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part. Joe Burke (accordion), Michael Cooney (pipes, whistle), Terry Corcoran (guitar, vocals).
[JK 3] James Kelly. Traditional Irish Music. James Kelly (fiddle).
[ST ES] Seamus Tansey. Easter Snow. Seamus Tansey (flute).
[JWh 6] John Whelan. Come to Dance. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Jim Eagan (fiddle).
[MH 4] Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill. Live in Seattle. Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill (guitar).
[Ch W] The Chieftains. Water from the Well. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle, accordion), Derek Bell (harp, harpsichord, piano, tiompán), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Matt Molloy (flute).
[JLavelle] John Lavelle. @Home Alone. John Lavelle (accordion).
[BCw 1] Brian Conway. First through the Gate. Brian Conway (fiddle).
[MSCB] Michael Sexton Ceili Band. Michael Sexton Ceili Band. Michael Sexton (accordion), Caroline Tubridy (fiddle), Pat Curtin (flute), Brian Morgan (flute), Ralph Morgan (banjo), George Byrt (piano), Martin Garrihy (drums).
[TDeM] Tony DeMarco. The Sligo Indians. Tony DeMarco (fiddle).
[UaC] Oisín and Conal Hernon. Up and Coming. Oisín Hernon (accordion, whistle), Conal Hernon (banjo, guitar).
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 #165 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #16 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|On page 23 of [TP] Tommy Peoples. Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes.|
|As reel #66 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|On page 75 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
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?