Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#343 (Humours of Toomagh)
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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).|
[MBP] Matt Molloy, Paul Brady, Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy. Paul Brady. Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy (flute), Paul Brady (guitar, vocals), Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[Drv 2] Dervish. Playing with Fire. Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhrán, bones), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Shane Mc Aleer (fiddle), Liam Kelly (flute, whistle, vocals), Brian Mc Donagh (mandola, mandolin, guitar, vocals, bassola), Michael Holmes (bouzouki, guitar).
[SN 1] Sliabh Notes. Sliabh Notes. Dónal Murphy (accordion), Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Tommy O'Sullivan (guitar, vocals).
[McNamFam] McNamara Family. Leitrim's Hidden Treasure. Michael McNamara (flute), Brian McNamara (pipes), Ray McNamara (pipes, whistle), Ciarán McNamara (flute), Enda McNamara (fiddle), Deirdre McNamara (concertina), Frank Kelly (piano), Mick Giblin (guitar), Barry Carroll (hammered dulcimer).
[MvC 2] Moving Cloud. Foxglove. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle, bodhrán), Carl Hession (piano).
[JCt 4] John Carty. At It Again. John Carty (fiddle).
[NtDay] Brett Lipshutz and Randy Lee Gosa. Night and Day. Brett Lipshutz (flute, whistle, bombarde), Randy Lee Gosa (guitar).
[SailCrvt] Paddy O'Brien, Tom Schaefer, Paul Wehling, Erin Hart. The Sailor's Cravat. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Tom Schaefer (fiddle), Paul Wehling (bouzouki), Erin Hart (vocals).
[JKn 7] James Keane. Heir of the Dog. James Keane (accordion).
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 #31 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #170 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
|As tune #13 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|As reel #481 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
|As tune #39 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?