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).
[JCnly 3] Johnny Connolly. An Mileoidean Scaoilte. Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
[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).
[MMcHugh] Martin McHugh. The Master's Choice. Martin McHugh (accordion).
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?