Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#225 (Bride's Favourite)
|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).|
[LR 2] Leo Rowsome. The King of the Pipers. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
[JKn 2] James Keane. Roll Away the Reel World. James Keane (accordion).
[MR 2] Micho Russell. The Limestone Rock. Micho Russell (whistle).
[AcrPond] Across the Pond. Across the Pond. Kevin Griffin (banjo), Roger Burridge (fiddle), Michael Shorrock (bouzouki), Quentin Cooper (mandolin, guitar, bass).
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Peter Molloy (flute).
[MMhn] Martin Meehan. Three's Company. Martin Meehan (flute, bodhrán).
[CDrny 4] Chris Droney. Down from Bell Harbour. Chris Droney (concertina).
[LmKlly] Liam Kelly. Sweetwood. Liam Kelly (flute, whistle). For this tune: (Eb whistle).
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 #60 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #37 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|As jig #15 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #198 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|In [LM] L[arry]. E. McCullough. ?|
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?