Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1900 (Three Captains)
|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).|
[SRyan C] Seán Ryan. A Collection of His Own Compositions and His Versions of Well Known Traditional Tunes. Seán Ryan (fiddle).
[EOD] Eugene O'Donnell. Slow Airs and Set Dances. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle).
[THayes] Tommy Hayes. An Rás. Tommy Hayes (bodhrán, percussion). For this tune: Micheal Ó Súilleabháin (piano).
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 #1787 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #961 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #189 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #115 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 220 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
|As setd #30 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #82 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?