Tune Search
Sign in or join  to see your:     Home   Playlists   Practice Machine   Stats   Friends   Albums   Preferences   Sign out

Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2087 (Captain O'Kane)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Captain O'Kane about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording LAC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Mode ?
PieceE Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Captain O'Kane / Captain O Kane / Captain O' Kain / The Wounded Hussar / The Small Birds Rejoice (1st in set Captain O Kane on NNC 1) (also in G or A) (compare air Wounded Hussar #2952) (composed by Turlough O'Carolan)
To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account
Note shared with my friends:

Note to myself only:
10 members play this tune.
0 of them are your friends.

Suggest this Tune

To:
Comment to friend:
map of tune distribution
Where members are who play this tune.

Discography cd

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.

Click play below to hear the first 12 seconds.
Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
198810#1
[DODnl 3] Danny O'Donnell. Bean ag Baint Duilisc. Danny O'Donnell (fiddle).
~19914#1
[BT] Baal Tinne. . . . About Time. Noel Rice (flute, whistle), Kevin Rice (bodhrán, percussion), Cathleen Rice (fiddle), Matt Sundstrom (guitar), Paul Cienniwa (piano, keyboards). For this tune: Noel (flute).
200213#1
[LAC] Tom and Kerry Barrett. Lios A'Cheoil. Traditional Irish Music. Tom Barrett (fiddle), Kerry Barrett (fiddle).
~200710#1
[NNC 1] Niamh Ní Charra. Ón Dá Thaobh. From Both Sides. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina). For this tune: (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
King George IV
DODnl 3
Ceilier
BT
Mrs. Edwards
LAC
Jug of Punch
NNC 1

Bibliography

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 musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #627 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
On page 245 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #133 in [Crln] The Complete Works of O'Carolan. [available]
On page 20 of [Crln] The Complete Works of O'Carolan. [available]

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?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1903