Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1207 (Man of Aran)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
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).|
[NP] Niamh Parsons. Loosely Connected. Niamh Parsons (vocals), John McSherry (pipes, whistles), Dee Moore (bass). For this tune: John McSherry (low whistle), then John McSherry (pipes).
[In2M] Len Graham and Brían Ó hAirt. In Two Minds. Len Graham (vocals, spoons), Brían Ó hAirt (vocals, whistle, dance). For this tune: Brían Ó hAirt (whistle).
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 16 (Ceol) in [L] Alan's private loose music.|
|As reel #244 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
|As tune #199 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
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