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Tune ID#2424 (A Dhruimfhionn Donn Dílis)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
A Dhruimfhionn Donn Dílis / An Druimfhionn Donn Dílis / An Druimfhionn Donn Dilis / An Droimeann Donn Dílis / An Droimin Donn Dilis / Drimin Donn Dilis / The Dear Brown Cow / The Beloved Silk of the Kine (also as air) (composed by Edward Walsh (text), trad. (tune))
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Discography cd

Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
194814#1
[SE 6] Séamus Ennis. The Return from Fingal. Séamus Ennis (pipes, vocals). For this tune: (vocals, pipes).
~19637#1
[Ch 1] The Chieftains. The Chieftains. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina), Seán Potts (whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), David Fallon (bodhrán).
~19853#1
[TWR] Mick Moloney, Jimmy Keane, Robbie O'Connell with Liz Carroll. There Were Roses. Mick Moloney (vocals, banjo, mandolin, guitar), Jimmy Keane (piano accordion, vocals), Robbie O'Connell (vocals, guitar).
~199413#1
[SndCmC] The Sound of Coleman Country. John Dwyer (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Wicklow Hornpipe
SndCmC

Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #69 in volume 3 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [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 the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1927