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Tune ID#41 (A Stór Mo Chroí)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Mode ?
SongA Minor
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
A Stór Mo Chroí / A Stoir mo Chroí / A Stor Mo Chroi / A Stór Mo Croí / O Love of My Heart / The Love of My Heart / Bruachna Carraige Báine / The Brink of the White Rock (1st in set A Stor Mo Croi on Lu 4) (also in E or G or B, also as air, included here) (compare #231) (composed by Brian O'Higgins)
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Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19673#1
[WC 1] Willie Clancy. The Minstrel from Clare. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (pipes).
~197210#1
[TMacMn 1] Tony MacMahon. Tony MacMahon. Tony MacMahon (accordion).
~19795#1
[MOC 1] Martin O'Connor. The Connachtman's Rambles. Martin O'Connor (accordion).
~199110#1
[BIABH 3] Bringing It All Back Home. Volume 3. Rita and Sarah Keane.
199215#1
~199211#1
[Drv 1] Dervish. Harmony Hill. Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhrán, bones), Liam Kelly (flute, whistle, vocals), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Shane McAleer (fiddle, viola), Brian McDonagh (mandola, mandolin), Michael Holmes (bouzouki, guitar).
19933#1
[MoD] Tony Mac Mahon, Noel Hill, Iarla Ó Lionáird. Music of Dreams. Tony Mac Mahon (accordion), Noel Hill (concertina), Iarla Ó Lionáird (vocals).
~19962#1
[PCln] Pat Cloonan. Pat Cloonan's Thanksgiving. Patrick Cloonan (accordion). For this tune: Helen Hayes (vocals).
~19981.5#1
[JCrehan] Junior Crehan. The Last House in Ballymakea. Junior Crehan (fiddle, vocals, concertina). For this tune: Junior Crehan (fiddle).
~199915#1
[CODnl 1] Colm O'Donnell. Farewell to Evening Dances. Colm O'Donnell (flute, whistle, vocals).
20008#1
[RBys 2] Randal Bays. The Salmon's Leap. Randal Bays (fiddle, guitar). For this tune: (guitar).
20026#1
[Lu 4] Lúnasa. Redwood. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle), Seán Smyth (fiddle, whistle), Cillian Vallely (pipes, whistle), Donogh Hennessy (guitar, whistle), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass). For this tune: Kevin (flute).
~20075#1
[CMcN] Christy McNamara. The House I Was Reared In. Christy McNamara (accordion, concertina, vocals). For this tune: (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
New-Mown Meadows
DOEI
Stack of Rye
Lu 4

Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
In [L] Alan's private loose 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?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1967