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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#256 (Cois Abhainn Na Séad)

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Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Cois Abhainn Na Séad / By the River of Gems (also as air)
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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~195122#1
[AL] World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: Ireland. Maire Keohane / Máire Ní Cheocháin,.
~19736#1
[SE 2] Seamus Ennis. The Pure Drop. Seamus Ennis (pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

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Rocky Road to Dublin
SE 2

Bibliography

I have found zero transcriptions of this song anywhere on the indexed books. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. If you want to actually learn to sing this song, simply learn it from a fellow singer or from a recording listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1951