Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1233 (Master McDermott's)
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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).|
[MG] Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters from the 78 RPM Era. Sean Maguire (fiddle).
[ECst] Traditional Irish Music in America. The East Coast. Mike Rafferty (flute).
[NH 1] Noel Hill. The Irish Concertina. Noel Hill (concertina).
[BBow 3] Buttons and Bows. Grace Notes - Nótaí Maise. Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina), Séamus McGuire (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Garry O'Briain (guitar, mandocello, piano).
[BIABH 3] Bringing It All Back Home. Volume 3. Bobby Casey, John Bowe, Tom Nagle, Ellish Byrne, Siobhan O'Donnell, Roger Sherlock.
[TDrty] Tom Doherty. Take the Bull by the Horns. Tom Doherty (accordion). For this tune: Maureen Doherty Macken (whistle).
[RT 1] Reeltime. Reeltime. Máirin Fahy (fiddle, vocals), Éilís Egan (accordion), Chris Kelly (guitar), Benny Hayes (piano, keyboards, ukelele, vocals).
[GL20] Green Linnet Records. The Twentieth Anniversary Collection. Reeltime.
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute). For this tune: Kevin Moloney (fiddle).
[FFH] Far From Home. Tri. Turner Collins (accordion, whistle, vocals), Bob Newton (octave mandolin, mandocello, bodhrán, vocals), Daithi Wolfe (fiddle).
[JMcE] John McEvoy. Returning. John McEvoy (fiddle).
[THwtB] Seamus Tansey and Jim McKillop. To Hell with the Begrudgers. Seamus Tansey (flute), Jim McKillop (fiddle).
[JRSLCB 2] Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band. Music for Set Dancing Vol. II. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Deirdre Collis (Eb whistle), with Maria Lynn McHugh (piano).
[LaL] Lámh ar Lámh. Many Hands. thirty-three fiddlers (fiddle).
[SMcK] Skip McKinley. Fairy Tales. Skip McKinley (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 reel #179 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #11 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 68 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #202 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As reel #240 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
|As tune #14 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?