Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#818 (Heather Breeze)
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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).|
[PJConlon] Peter J. Conlon. The Genius of Peter Conlon. 78 RPM Recordings from 1917-1929. Peter J. Conlon (melodeon).
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. P. J. Conlon (melodeon).
[BtB] Paddy Killoran, James Morrison. From Ballymote to Brooklyn. Paddy Killoran (fiddle), James Morrison (fiddle). For this tune: Paddy Killoran (fiddle).
[LR 1] Leo Rowsome. Classics of Irish Piping. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
[McDoB] The McDonaghs of Ballinafad and Friends Play Traditional Music of Sligo. Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle).
[MGm] Michael Gorman. The Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo. Michael Gorman (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Gerry Wimsey (whistle).
[RF] Miko, Pakie and Gussie Russell. The Russell Family of Doolin, County Clare. Miko Russell (whistle, flute, vocals), Gussie Russell (whistle), Pakie Russell (concertina). For this tune: Pakie (concertina), Miko (flute).
[JnKlly] John Kelly. Irish Traditional Concertina and Fiddle Music. John Kelly (concertina, fiddle). For this tune: (concertina).
[JD 4] John Doherty. Bundle and Go. John Doherty (fiddle).
[ItS] In the Smoke. John Doonan (piccolo).
[PJHrn 1] P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon (accordion, melodeon). For this tune: (G melodeon).
[MM 2] Matt Molloy. Heathery Breeze. Matt Molloy (flute). For this tune: (Bb flute).
[CtL] Peg McGrath, Mary Mulholland, Kathleen Smyth. Cherish the Ladies. Disc 9 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Peg McGrath (flute), Kathleen Smyth (fiddle), Mary Mulholland (piano).
[JK 1] James Kelly. "Capel Street". James Kelly (fiddle).
[DByrn] Dermot Byrne. Dermot Byrne. Dermot Byrne (accordion). For this tune: (D melodeon).
[JCt 2] John Carty. Last Night's Fun. John Carty (fiddle, banjo, flute).
[BG 5] Bobby Gardiner. The Clare Shout. Bobby Gardiner (melodeon, lilting). For this tune: (D melodeon).
[MvC 2] Moving Cloud. Foxglove. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán), Carl Hession (piano). For this tune: with Gerry O'Connor (banjo).
[JWh 8] John Whelan. Celtic Roots. John Whelan (accordion).
[CLnn 1] Charlie Lennon. Time for a Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, piano, drum).
[EON] Eoin O'Neill. In Session. Eoin O'Neill (bouzouki, fiddle). For this tune: Tara Connaghan (fiddle).
[MSCB] Michael Sexton Ceili Band. Michael Sexton Ceili Band. Michael Sexton (accordion), Caroline Tubridy (fiddle), Pat Curtin (flute), Brian Morgan (flute), Ralph Morgan (banjo), George Byrt (piano), Martin Garrihy (drums).
[Dnu 5] Danú. When All Is Said and Done. Donal Clancy (guitar, electric bass), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Tom Doorley (flute, whistle, vocals), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, fiddle), Oisin McAuley (fiddle, vocals), Benny McCarthy (accordion), Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (vocals, whistle, flute).
[MCrJD] Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly. The Living Stream. Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion). For this tune: 1st time Jackie Daly (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 #779 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #61 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As tune #149 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|On pages 43-44 of [TOC] Tomás Ó Canainn. Traditional Music in Ireland.|
|On page 15 of [MR] Barbara Wygol (tunes), Jenny Loui (text). The Piper's Chair. A Collection of Tunes and Folklore from Micho Russell.|
|As reel #365 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #148 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|As tune #12 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes.|
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