Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#923 (Jenny Lind's Polka)
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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).|
[BFair] Ballinasloe Fair. Early Recordings of Irish Music in America. Murty Rabbett (piccolo).
[RtHaMtD] Round the House and Mind the Dresser. Rose Murphy (fiddle).
[MB 2] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin 2. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (Eb whistle).
[Tda 4] Téada. Ceol and Cuimhne. Music and Memory. Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle, piano), Paul Finn (accordion), Damien Stenson (flute), Seán McElwain (guitar, bouzouki), Tristan Rosenstock (bodhrán).
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 #308 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 145 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|On page 230 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
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?