Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#647 (Flowers of Edinburgh)
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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).|
[KCB 3] [The Kilfenora Ceili Band]. [The Kilfenora Céilí Band].
[JCt 1] John Carty and Brian McGrath. The Cat that Ate the Candle. John Carty (banjo, fiddle), Brian McGrath (piano, banjo).
[FFH] Far From Home. Tri. Turner Collins (accordion, whistle, vocals), Bob Newton (octave mandolin, mandocello, bodhrán, vocals), Daithi Wolfe (fiddle). For this tune: Turner Collins (whistle).
[MOR 1] Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. The Nervous Man. Traditional Irish Music on Concertina. Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
[CTrsh] Ciaran Tourish. Down the Line. Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle).
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 #1746 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #920 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #88 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 208 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 16 of [Ba] Betty M. Barlow. Fiddle Tunes for the Violinist.|
|On page 109 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As tune #19 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 202 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As hp #23 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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?