Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#869 (Humours of Tulla)
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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).|
[JC] Joe Cooley. Cooley. Joe Cooley (accordion). For this tune: with Joe Leary (fiddle).
[IT 2] The Irish Tradition. The Corner House. Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Andy O'Brien (guitar, vocals). For this tune: Billy McComiskey (accordion).
[StWing 1] Stockton's Wing. Stockton's Wing. Jigs, Reels & Songs. Maurice Lennon (fiddle), Tommy Hayes (bodhrán, jew's harp), Kieran Hanrahan (banjo, harmonica, bouzouki), Paul Roche (flute, whistle), Tony Callanan (vocals, guitar, bouzouki).
[BigSq] The Big Squeeze. Masters of the Celtic Accordion. Billy McComiskey (accordion).
[SW] Silly Wizard. Live Wizardry.
[Dnu 1] Danú. Danú. Daire Bracken (fiddle), Brendan McCarthy (accordion), Donnchadh Gough (pipes, bodhrán), Tom Doorley (flute), Eamonn Doorley (bouzouki, fiddle), Timmy Murray (guitar), Cárthach Mac Craith (vocals). For this tune: Daire (fiddle).
[CBt] Celtic Beat. Traditional Music from Ireland. Neil Martin (C whistle).
[Shskn 10] Shaskeen. Music for Set Dancing and Listening. Tom Cussen (banjo, mandolin), Benny O'Connor (drums, bodhrán, bongos), Seán Conway (flute, whistle, guitar), Eamonn Cotter (flute), Mike Fahy (guitar), Charlie Harris (accordion), Geraldine Cotter (piano), Carl Hession (piano).
[BG 5] Bobby Gardiner. The Clare Shout. Bobby Gardiner (melodeon, lilting). For this tune: (lilting).
[JRSLCB 2] Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band. Music for Set Dancing Vol. II. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
[MH 4] Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill. Live in Seattle. Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill (guitar).
[ACB 1] The Abbey Céilí Band. Bruach an tSuláin. Ger Murphy (accordion), Andrew O'Connell (fiddle), Liam Forde (banjo), Micheál Creedon (bass, keyboards).
[MDOF] Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta. Bosca Bídeach. Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta (melodeon).
[PHCB] Public House Ceili Band. Go Figure. Dan Cobb (banjo), Dave Delgado (whistle), Alan Ng (fiddle), Bob Newton (octave mandolin).
[TCB 4] The Tulla Céilí Band. 60th Anniversary Celebration. Mark Donnellan (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Jim Corry (piano), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), J.J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Martin Glynn (flute), Mick Flanagan (drums).
[GCB 2] The Glenside. Take the Floor with The Glenside. Tom Flood (accordion), Johnny Duffy (banjo), Moyra Fraser (keyboard, vocals), Aidan Flood (drums).
[MOCCH 1] Máirtín O'Connor, Cathal Hayden, Seamie O'Dowd. Crossroads. Máirtín O'Connor (accordion), Cathal Hayden (fiddle, banjo, viola), Seamie O'Dowd (guitar, vocals, bass, mandolin, cabasa).
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 #4 in volume 3 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|On page 87 of [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|In [L] Alan's private loose music.|
|As tune #51 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 30 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|As reel #15 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
|On page 49 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #139 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #171 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
|As tune #140 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|As ?.63 in [CRE 3+] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann.|
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