Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1133 (Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine)
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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).|
[GD] From Galway to Dublin. Early Recordings of Traditional Irish Music. Dan Sullivan's Shamrock Band.
[FBros] The Flanagan Brothers. The Tunes We Like to Play on Paddy's Day. Joe Flanagan (accordion), Louis Flanagan (guitar, banjo), Mike Flanagan (banjo, vocals, mandolin).
[AM] Andy McGann and Paul Brady. It's A Hard Road to Travel. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paul Brady (guitar).
[CronBrk] Johnny Cronin and Joe "Banjo" Burke. Cronin and Burke. Johnny Cronin (fiddle), Joe "Banjo" Burke (banjo).
[MR 5] Micho Russell. Ireland's Whistling Ambassador. Micho Russell (whistle, vocals). For this tune: (C whistle).
[JCrv] John Creaven. The Story So Far. John Creaven (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
[JOSe] Jimmí Ó Sé. Malairt Poirt ó Fionntrá. Jimmí Ó Sé (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (C melodeon).
[PoNY] Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, Brendan Dolan. Pride of New York. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Brian Conway (fiddle), Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Dolan (piano).
[THny 2] Therese Honey. Summer's End. Therese Honey (harp).
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 #231 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 207 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 80 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade.|
|On page 199 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
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