Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#807 (Hare's Paw)
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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).|
[KF] Padraig O'Keefe, Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford. Kerry Fiddles. Padraig O'Keefe (fiddle), Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: Murphy.
[RshMtn] The Rushy Mountain. Denis Murphy (fiddle).
[MG] Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters from the 78 RPM Era. Denis Murphy (fiddle).
[SltSdt] Seoltaí Séidte. Setting Sail. Denis Murphy (fiddle).
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Con Curtin (fiddle), Denis McMahon (fiddle).
[ItS] In the Smoke. Con Curtin (fiddle), Denis McMahon (fiddle).
[Chi] Traditional Irish Music in America. Chicago. John McGreevy (fiddle), Eleanor Neary (piano).
[TKn] Tommy Keane. The Piper's Apron. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (Eb whistle).
[SnugBl] Paddy O'Brien, Jamie Gans, Daithi Sproule. Snug in the Blanket. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Jamie Gans (fiddle), Daithi Sproule (guitar).
[AtR 2] At the Racket. Mirth-Making Heroes. John Carty (fiddle, banjo), Brian McGrath (banjo, piano, keyboards), Seamus O'Donnell (flute, saxophone, vocals), Garry O'Briain (guitar, mandocello, piano), Brid Dooley (vocals).
[TOCAM] Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow. Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow with Arty McGlynn. Tony O'Connell (concertina), Andy Morrow (fiddle).
[CrnrHs 2] Corner House. The Friendly Visit. Davey Mathias (guitar), Andi Hearn (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Andi (fiddle), Turlach (flute).
[Aths 1] Áthas. Áthas. Heather Lewin-Tiarks (fiddle, viola, cello), Amy Richter (bodhrán, djembe, whistle), Jeff Ksiazek (guitar, whistle, flute). For this tune: Jeff (G whistle), Heather (viola).
[MSHtn 4] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Lovers' Well. Shannon Heaton (vocals, flute, whistle), Matt Heaton (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán). For this tune: 1st 2 times (flute), then with Dan (accordion).
[JigUp] The Jig Is Up!. First Steps. Judd Heartsill (accordion, flute), Larry Mallette (flute, whistle), Diehl Moran (fiddle, banjo), Matthew Lewis (guitar, flute, whistle), Robert Shaddox (bodhrán, vocals).
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 #1296 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #561 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 64 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
|As tune #185 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As tune #149 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #202 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As reel #17 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As reel #129 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #79 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?