Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1266 (McMahon'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).|
[TDMI] Traditional Dance Music of Ireland. Jimmy Hogan (accordion)..
[McGrCool] McGreevy and Cooley. McGreevy and Cooley. John McGreevy (fiddle), Seamus Cooley (flute).
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Gerdie (concertina).
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes). For this tune: (flute).
[LmKlly] Liam Kelly. Sweetwood. Liam Kelly (flute, whistle).
[PMcGl 2] Paul McGlinchey. The Boys of the Town. Paul McGlinchey (flute). For this tune: (Eb 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 tune #72 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As hp #46 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 23 of [SR] Brian Ryan. The Hidden Ireland. The First Selection of Irish Traditional Compositions of Seán Ryan.|
|As tune #264 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?