Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3102 (Charley the Prayermaster)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||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).|
[BMu 2] Brendan Mulvihill, Donna Long. The Morning Dew. Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Donna Long (piano).
[FMD 1] The Fiddle Music of Donegal. Volume One. Proinnsias Ó Maonaigh (fiddle).
[LLPQ 2] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Track Across the Deep. Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Maureen Linane (accordion), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals).
[MCrJD 2] Jackie Daly and Matt Cranitch. Rolling On. Jackie Daly (accordion), Matt Cranitch (fiddle). For this tune: 1st time Matt (fiddle).
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 #862 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #122 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 35 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As misc #17 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
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?