Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1884 (Tell Her I Am)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||48||AABBCC||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).|
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[WW 2] The Wheels of the World. Early Irish-American Music. Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 1930s. Vol. 2. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[MGm] Michael Gorman. The Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo. Michael Gorman (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute).
[SRyan C] Seán Ryan. A Collection of His Own Compositions and His Versions of Well Known Traditional Tunes. Seán Ryan (fiddle).
[ApW] Brian Conway and Tony DeMarco. The Apple in Winter. Irish Music in New York. Brian Conway (fiddle), Tony DeMarco (fiddle).
[TP 4] Tommy Peoples. The Iron Man. Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[DRuss] Dale Russ. Irish Fiddle. Dale Russ (fiddle).
[MH 3] Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. The Lonesome Touch. Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill (guitar).
[JKn 4] James Keane. With Friends Like These. James Keane (accordion).
[OMBFMO] Oisín Mac Diarmada, Brian Fitzgerald, Micheál Ó Ruanaigh. Traditional Music on Fiddle, Banjo and Harp. Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle), Brian Fitzgerald (banjo), Micheál Ó Ruanaigh (harp).
[MSHtn 1] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Dearga. Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Matt Heaton (guitar, vocals, bodhrán, dobro, electric guitar).
[TCB 4] The Tulla Céilí Band. 60th Anniversary Celebration. Mark Donnellan (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Jim Corry (piano), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), J.J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Martin Glynn (flute), Mick Flanagan (drums).
[Trpsw] John McSherry and Dónal O'Connor. Tripswitch. John McSherry (pipes, whistle), Dónal O'Connor (fiddle, keyboards).
[Aths 1] Áthas. Áthas. Heather Lewin-Tiarks (fiddle, viola, cello), Amy Richter (bodhrán, djembe, whistle), Jeff Ksiazek (guitar, whistle, flute).
[RdOnly] Brian McNamara and Tim Collins. Reed Only. Brian McNamara (pipes), Tim Collins (concertina). For this tune: Tim Collins (concertina).
[KClns 2] Kathleen Collins. My Book of Songs. Kathleen Collins (fiddle).
[MiMulc] Michelle Mulcahy. Suaimhneas. Michelle Mulcahy (harp).
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 #749 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #37 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #94 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 38 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #47 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #4 in volume 2 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle.|
|On page 20 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #15 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As tune #86 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|As jig #126 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #228 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?