Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#649 (Flowers of Red Hill)
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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).|
[ST BST] Seamus Tansey. [The Best of Seamus Tansey. Traditional Irish Flute]. Disc 1 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Seamus Tansey (flute).
[BB 1] The Bothy Band. 1975. The First Album. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Donal Lunny (bouzouki, vocals), Tríona Ni Dhomhnaill (harpsichord, bodhrán, vocals), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (guitar, vocals).
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
[TP 2] Tommy Peoples and Paul Brady. The High Part of the Road. Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Paul Brady (guitar).
[BB 4] The Bothy Band. After Hours. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute), Dónal Lunny (vocals, bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, keyboards, bodhrán), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar, keyboards).
[BB 5] The Bothy Band. The Best of the Bothy Band.
[BT] Baal Tinne. . . . About Time. Noel Rice (flute, whistle), Kevin Rice (bodhrán, percussion), Cathleen Rice (fiddle), Matt Sundstrom (guitar), Paul Cienniwa (piano, keyboards).
[KHe] Kevin Henry. One's Own Place - A Family Tradition. Kevin Henry (flute, whistle, pipes, vocals). For this tune: with Maggie Healy (flute).
[GOC 2] Gerry O'Connor. Myriad. Gerry O'Connor (banjo, fiddle, guitar). For this tune: (banjo, fiddle).
[PHCB] Public House Ceili Band. Go Figure. Dan Cobb (banjo), Dave Delgado (whistle), Alan Ng (fiddle), Bob Newton (octave mandolin).
[JCt 4] John Carty. At It Again. John Carty (fiddle).
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 #1283 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #548 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #250(i) in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #7 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|On page 111 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As reel #83 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #20 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 21 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 36 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #105 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?