Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1821 (St. Patrick's Day)
|Rhythm ?||Mode ?|
|Set dance||G Major|
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).|
[LR 1] Leo Rowsome. Classics of Irish Piping. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
[BICM] Best of Irish Ceili Music. Disc 5 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Malachy Doris [Ceili Band?].
[FG 3] Frankie Gavin. Frankie Goes to Town. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle). For this tune: The John Vesey Trio: John Vesey (fiddle), Canice Fahy (flute), Tom Standeven (pipes).
[KClns 2] Kathleen Collins. My Book of Songs. Kathleen Collins (fiddle). For this tune: 1st time Kathleen, then with Dan Collins (fiddle).
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 #298 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #975 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #293 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #191 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #117 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 18 of [Ba] Betty M. Barlow. Fiddle Tunes for the Violinist.|
|As tune #95 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
|As setd #29 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #293 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|As tune #83 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?