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Tune ID#2440 (Stone in the Field)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Stone in the Field about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording PCt (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Stone in the Field, The / An Cloch sa nGarraí / An Chloch sa Pháirc / The Stone in the Fields / Rock in the Meadow (also in G)
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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.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19751#1
[PCt] Paddy Carty. Traditional Irish Music. Paddy Carty (flute).
~197814#2
[PJHrn 1] P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon (accordion, melodeon). For this tune: (accordion).
~19925#1
[PMcG 1] Paul McGrattan. The Frost Is All Over. Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle). For this tune: with Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle).
~19933#1
[JKn 3] James Keane. That's the Spirit. James Keane (accordion).
~199510#2
[PCny] Paddy Canny. Traditional Music from the Legendary East Clare Fiddler. Paddy Canny (fiddle).
199712#2
[JDr 3] Joe Derrane. The Tie that Binds. Joe Derrane (accordion). For this tune: with Frankie Gavin (fiddle).
~19973#1
[GL1] The Dance Music of Ireland. Jigs and Reels. James Keane (accordion).
19995#1
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Joe (fiddle).
~20015#1
[JoeMcK] Joe McKenna. The Irish Low Whistle. Joe McKenna (whistle, pipes, keyboards, piano). For this tune: (pipes, low D whistle).
~200310#3
[KitRec] Seán O'Driscoll and Larry Egan. The Kitchen Recordings. Seán O'Driscoll (banjo, bouzouki), Larry Egan (accordion).
~201014#2
[CGJS 1] Colm Gannon, Jesse Smith and John Blake. The Ewe with the Crooked Horn. Colm Gannon (accordion, melodeon), Jesse Smith (fiddle), John Blake (flute, guitar, piano).
~20112#2
[JCtBRn] John Carty and Brian Rooney. At Complete Ease. John Carty (fiddle, tenor guitar), Brian Rooney (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Andy McGann's Reel
PJHrn 1
Convenience Reel
JDr 3
Mayor Harrison's Fedora
PCny
Berehaven
KitRec
Give Us Another
CGJS 1
Bunch of Green Rushes
JCtBRn
Played beforeOn Albums
Steeplechase
JKn 3, GL1
Seán Reid's
PCt
John Egan's Reel
PMcG 1
Farewell to Leitrim
JDr 3
Thady Casey's Fancy
GCJR
Famous Ballymote
JoeMcK
Clogger's Quilt
JCtBRn

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 #104 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1. [available]
As reel #322 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As reel #245 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [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): 1963