Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3247 (Tomgraney Castle)
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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).|
[Ch 7] The Chieftains. 7. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle, bones), Seán Keane (fiddle, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, oboe), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán).
[JK 2] James Kelly and Zan McLeod. The Ring Sessions. James Kelly (fiddle), Zan McLeod (guitar, bouzouki).
[AMacN 1] Andrew Mac Namara. Dawn. Andrew Mac Namara (accordion).
[EOR] Eoin Ó Riabhaigh. Tiomnacht. Handed On. Eoin Ó Riabhaigh (pipes).
[MDOF] Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta. Bosca Bídeach. Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta (melodeon).
[JW 2] John Williams. Steam. John Williams (accordion, concertina, whistle, flute, bodhrán). For this tune: (accordion), with Liz Carroll (fiddle).
[Fns] Feenish. Rabharta. P.J. Hernon (accordion), Marcus Hernon (flute, whistle), Don Stiffe (vocals, guitar, whistle). For this tune: P.J. (accordion), Marcus (Bb flute).
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes). For this tune: (flute).
[MMhn] Martin Meehan. Three's Company. Martin Meehan (flute, bodhrán). For this tune: (Bb flute), with Sorcha Meehan (fiddle).
[TCB 4] The Tulla Céilí Band. 60th Anniversary Celebration. Mark Donnellan (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Jim Corry (piano), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), J.J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Martin Glynn (flute), Mick Flanagan (drums).
[Rlta 1] Réalta. Open the Door for Three. Conor Lamb (pipes, whistle), Deirdre Galway (vocals, guitar, bouzouki), Aaron O'Hagan (pipes, whistle, bodhrán).
[MMcHugh] Martin McHugh. The Master's Choice. Martin McHugh (accordion). For this tune: with Laura (flute).
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 #949 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #310 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|On page 45 of [RW] Robin Williamson. The Penny Whistle Book.|
|On pages 172-173 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As hp #65 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #273 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?