Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2407 (Higgins' Hornpipe)
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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).|
[JKm] John J. Kimmel. John J. Kimmel. Early Recordings of Irish Traditional Dance Music. John J. Kimmel (accordion).
[LR 1] Leo Rowsome. Classics of Irish Piping. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
[TnRadio] Tuning the Radio. Seán Seery (pipes).
[GD] From Galway to Dublin. Early Recordings of Traditional Irish Music. Tommy Reck (Bb pipes).
[JD 3] John Doherty. The Celebrated Recordings. John Doherty (fiddle, vocals).
[MOB] Mick O' Brien. May Morning Dew. Mick O' Brien (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (B pipes).
[NMllgn 2] Neil Mulligan. The Leitrim Thrush. Neil Mulligan (C# pipes).
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Dermot Grogan (flute).
[TAM] Joe Burke, Brian Conway and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Andy McGann. Joe Burke (accordion), Brian Conway (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Joe Burke (accordion).
[Hmdgr] Paul Brock and Enda Scahill. Humdinger. Paul Brock (accordion), Enda Scahill (banjo, mandolin).
[NtDay] Brett Lipshutz and Randy Lee Gosa. Night and Day. Brett Lipshutz (flute, whistle, bombarde), Randy Lee Gosa (guitar).
[RossBr] Ben Lennon and Tony O'Connell. Rossinver Braes. Ben Lennon (fiddle), Tony O'Connell (concertina).
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 #1738 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #914 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #175 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #101 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 206 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 24 of [Ba] Betty M. Barlow. Fiddle Tunes for the Violinist.|
|As tune #89 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
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?