Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1639 (Rakes of Mallow)
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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).|
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. Innisfail Irish Orchestra.
[NMCMM] The Northern Meeting. Celtic Music in Milwaukee. Ceol Cairde.
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 #1814 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #119#3 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 30 of [RW] Robin Williamson. The Penny Whistle Book.|
|On page 4 of [Ba] Betty M. Barlow. Fiddle Tunes for the Violinist.|
|As misc #33 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 17 of [MR] Barbara Wygol (tunes), Jenny Loui (text). The Piper's Chair. A Collection of Tunes and Folklore from Micho Russell.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
|On page 237 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As tune #100 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes.|
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?