Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1825 (Stack of Wheat)
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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).|
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Pat Roche's Harp & Shamrock Orchestra.
[TJC] Frankie Gavin and Paul Brock. Ómós do Joe Cooley. A Tribute to Joe Cooley. Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paul Brock (accordion).
[SDI 1] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume 1. Michael Tubridy (flute), Tommy McCarthy (concertina), Junior Crehan (fiddle), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
[KMKerry] Musique et Musiciens d'Irlande (Killorglin and Miltown, Co Kerry). Music and Musicians of Ireland. Musik und Musiker aus Irland. Tomás O'Sullivan (pipes), Tim Kearns (fiddle).
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
[MMR 2] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Old Fireside Music. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes), Mary Rafferty (accordion, whistle). For this tune: 1st time Paddy Rafferty (lilting), then with Mike (flute).
[KCrhn] Kevin Crehan. An Bhábóg sa Bhádóg. Music from West Clare. Kevin Crehan (fiddle).
[CLnn 2] Charlie Lennon. Turning the Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, viola, piano, harpsichord, bass, keyboards).
[GCB 2] The Glenside. Take the Floor with The Glenside. Tom Flood (accordion), Johnny Duffy (banjo), Moyra Fraser (keyboard, vocals), Aidan Flood (drums).
[Hmdgr] Paul Brock and Enda Scahill. Humdinger. Paul Brock (accordion), Enda Scahill (banjo, mandolin). For this tune: Paul Brock (D melodeon).
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. Chris Droney (concertina), Michael Kelleher, Francis Droney, Aine McGrath.
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 #99 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As tune #86 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As tune #77 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
|On page 214 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As hp #52 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #259 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?