Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#89 (Ash Plant)
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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).|
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Belhavel Trio.
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Felix Dolan.
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted.
[DODnl] Danny O'Donnell. Ón tSean-Am Anall. Danny O'Donnell (fiddle).
[Kn] Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon. In Knocknagree. Noel Hill (concertina), Tony MacMahon (accordion).
[Drv 2] Dervish. Playing with Fire. Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhrán, bones), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Shane Mc Aleer (fiddle), Liam Kelly (flute, whistle, vocals), Brian Mc Donagh (mandola, mandolin, guitar, vocals, bassola), Michael Holmes (bouzouki, guitar).
[Drv 4] Dervish. Live in Palma. Cathy Jordan (vocals), Liam Kelly (flute), Shane McAleer (fiddle), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Brian McDonagh (mandola, guitar), Micheal Holmes (bouzouki). For this tune: Shane MacAleer (fiddle), Liam Kelly (flute).
[Lu 1] Lúnasa. Lúnasa. Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle), Mike McGoldrick (flute, whistle), John McSherry (pipes, whistle), Donagh Hennessy (guitar), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass).
[MMR 2] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Old Fireside Music. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes), Mary Rafferty (accordion, whistle). For this tune: Mary (accordion).
[MMcG 2] Michael McGoldrick. Fused. Michael McGoldrick (flute except where noted).
[A BI] Altan. Blue Idol. Not identified in liner notes. [Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle), Dermot Byrne (accordion), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar), Dáithi Sproule (guitar)]. For this tune: Ciaran Tourish (fiddle).
[JWh 2] John Whelan. From the Heart. Traditional Irish Music. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Patrick Mangan (fiddle).
[MSHtn 1] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Dearga. Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Matt Heaton (guitar, vocals, bodhrán, dobro, electric guitar).
[RogRd] Jason O'Rourke and Ruadhraí O'Kane. Roguery Road. Jason O'Rourke (concertina), Ruadhraí O'Kane (fiddle). For this tune: Ruadhraí (fiddle).
[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).
[LTC 1] Long Time Courting. Alternate Routes. Ariel Friedman (cello, vocals), Liz Simmon (guitar, vocals), Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Sarah Blair (fiddle, 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 #116 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 47 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|In [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|As tune #14 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 1 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #220 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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