Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#731 (Glen of Aherlow)
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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).|
[AIC1] Paddy Canny, P.J. Hayes, Peadar O'Loughlin, Bridie Lafferty. An Historic Recording of Irish Traditional Music from County Clare and East Galway. Paddy Canny (fiddle), P.J. Hayes (fiddle).
[AIC2] Paddy Canny. Meet Paddy Canny. All-Ireland Champion - Violin. Paddy Canny (fiddle). For this tune: with P.J. Hayes.
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Martin Byrnes (fiddle).
[KB Pr] Kevin Burke, Mícheál Ó Domhnaill. Promenade. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar, piano).
[Plx 6] Planxty. The Woman I Loved so Well. Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitar, synthesizer), Andy Irvine (bouzouki, mandolin, harmonica, vocals), Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Christy Moore (guitar, bodhrán, vocals). For this tune: Noel Rice (concertina), Tony Linnane (fiddle).
[SRyan C] Seán Ryan. A Collection of His Own Compositions and His Versions of Well Known Traditional Tunes. Seán Ryan (fiddle).
[TJC] Frankie Gavin and Paul Brock. Ómós do Joe Cooley. A Tribute to Joe Cooley. Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paul Brock (accordion).
[MLIIA] The Boston College Irish Fiddle Festival - My Love Is in America. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Dale Russ (fiddle).
[CFF 1] Kevin Burke / Johnny Cunningham / Christian Lemaître. Celtic Fiddle Festival. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Johnny Cunningham (fiddle), Christian Lemaître (fiddle). For this tune: Kevin Burke.
[4MD 2] Four Men and a Dog. Shifting Gravel. Cathal Hayden (fiddle, banjo), Gino Lupari (percussion, vocals), Kevin Doherty (guitar, vocals), Arty McGlynn (guitar), Conor Keane (accordion), Gerry O'Connor (banjo, fiddle).
[MMcNmr 1] Mary MacNamara. Traditional Music from East Clare. Mary MacNamara (concertina). For this tune: with PJ Hayes (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle).
[JCt 2] John Carty. Last Night's Fun. John Carty (fiddle, banjo, flute).
[KH] Kieran Hanrahan. Kieran Hanrahan Plays the Irish Tenor Banjo. Kieran Hanrahan (banjo).
[MCnnly] Mick Conneely. Selkie. Mick Conneely (fiddle, bouzouki).
[Lu 2] Lúnasa. Otherworld. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán), Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle, viola), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass, cello), Donogh Hennessy (guitar).
[PHCB] Public House Ceili Band. Go Figure. Dan Cobb (banjo), Dave Delgado (whistle), Alan Ng (fiddle), Bob Newton (octave mandolin).
[PO 4] Paddy O'Brien. Mixing the Punch. Paddy O'Brien (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 #3 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As reel #97 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 28 of [SR] Brian Ryan. The Hidden Ireland. The First Selection of Irish Traditional Compositions of Seán Ryan.|
|On page 59 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #284 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #163 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
|As reel #153 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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?