Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#875 (Hunter's Purse)
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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).|
[BtB] Paddy Killoran, James Morrison. From Ballymote to Brooklyn. Paddy Killoran (fiddle), James Morrison (fiddle). For this tune: Paddy Killoran (fiddle).
[GD] From Galway to Dublin. Early Recordings of Traditional Irish Music. Edward Meehan (flute), John McKenna (flute).
[IDM 2] Past Masters of Irish Dance Music. Belhavel Trio: Joe Liddy (fiddle), Ned O'Gorman (pipes), Tom Liddy (accordion).
[Rnys] The Raineys. The Raineys. Paddy Rainey (fiddle), Stephen Rainey (fiddle), Bridie 'Biddy' Rainey (vocals). For this tune: Paddy Rainey (fiddle).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle). For this tune: with Michael McIntyre (flute).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle). For this tune: with Ed Cahill (piccolo).
[Ch 3] The Chieftains. 3. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones). For this tune: Pat Kilduff (lilting).
[KB Cap] Kevin Burke. If the Cap Fits. Kevin Burke (fiddle). For this tune: with Peter Browne (pipes).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[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: 1st time Tom Doorley (flute).
[SBw] Folan and Davey. Skin and Bow. Declan Folan (fiddle), Junior Davey (bodhrán).
[GrHs] Grey Larsen and Paddy League. The Green House. Grey Larsen (flute, whistle, concertina, harmonium, field organ, piano), Paddy League (bodhrán, guitar). For this tune: (whistle).
[PHCB] Public House Ceili Band. Go Figure. Dan Cobb (banjo), Dave Delgado (whistle), Alan Ng (fiddle), Bob Newton (octave mandolin).
[BBg 2] Brendan Begley. It Could Be a Good Night Yet! Oíche go Maidean. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich/Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (D melodeon).
[CMcEv 3] Catherine McEvoy. The Home Ruler. Traditional Irish Flute Music. Catherine McEvoy (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
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 #1247 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #519 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 77 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #119 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 104 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 138 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As tune #75 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 30 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 50 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #142 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #76 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?