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Tune ID#1388 (Súil a Rún)

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Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Súil a Rún / Siúil a Rún / Siuil Arun / Shule Aroon / Súil Súil a Ghrá / My Johnny's Gone for a Soldier (also as air) (compare Siúil a Rún #2937)
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Discography cd

Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Recorded
Track
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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19861.2#1
[Scglen 2] Scartaglen. The Middle Path. Connie Dover (keyboard, vocals), Frank Martin (flute, whistle, bones), Kirk Lynch (pipes, bouzouki, guitar, whistle, mandolin), Roger Landes (cittern, mandolin, guitar, bodhrán), Matt Kirby (hammered dulcimer, bodhrán), Mike Dugger (guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals). For this tune: Connie (vocals).
~1989A.5#1
[Skylrk 2] Skylark. All of It. Len Graham (vocals), Garry Ó Briain (guitar, mandocello, keyboards), Gerry O'Connor (fiddle, viola).
~19967#1
[Sol 1] Solas. Solas. Seamus Egan (flute, whistle, guitar, pipes, bodhrán, vocals), Karan Casey (vocals), John Doyle (guitar, vocals), Winifred Horan (fiddle, vocals), John Williams (accordion, concertina, vocals).
~19983#1
[MvC 2] Moving Cloud. Foxglove. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán), Carl Hession (piano).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

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MvC 2

Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #59 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #60 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]

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?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1903