Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#710 (Geese in the Bog)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||A 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).|
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Frank Lee's Tara Ceilidh Band.
[TW] Tannahill Weavers. The Best of the Tannahill Weavers 1979-1989.
[LC 2] Liz Carroll. Liz Carroll. Liz Carroll (fiddle).
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's.
[JCnly 1] Johnny Connolly. An tOileán Aerach. Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Michael Tubridy (flute), Tommy McCarthy (concertina), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
[EI 1] Eileen Ivers. Eileen Ivers. Traditional Irish Music. Eileen Ivers (fiddle, mandolin, rainstick).
[Arc 2] Arcady. Many Happy Returns. Johnny McDonagh (bones, bodhrán, triangle), Nicholas Quemener (guitar, flute, whistle, vocals), Patsy Broderick (piano, keyboards), Conor Keane (accordion), Brendan Larrissey (fiddle), Niamh Parsons (vocals).
[JCrehan] Junior Crehan. The Last House in Ballymakea. Junior Crehan (fiddle, vocals, concertina). For this tune: Junior Crehan (fiddle), Tony Crehan (concertina), Angela Crehan (whistle), Ita Crehan (whistle), P.J. Crotty (flute), Bobby Casey (fiddle), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
[CKeane 2] Conor Keane. Oidhreacht. Conor Keane (accordion).
[Lgcy] Legacy. Navan. Don Penzien (guitar, vocals, whistle), Valerie Plested (fiddle), Beth Patterson (bouzouki, vocals), Justin Murphy (flute, whistle).
[JWh 8] John Whelan. Celtic Roots. John Whelan (accordion).
[FDys] Davy Spillane and Kevin Glackin. Forgotten Days. Davy Spillane (pipes, whistle), Kevin Glackin (fiddle). For this tune: (pipes), (fiddle).
[LLPQ 2] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Track Across the Deep. Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Maureen Linane (accordion), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals). For this tune: 1st time (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 #90 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #55 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As jig #66 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #6 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|On page 85 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|As tune #88 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 139 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #164 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #181 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?