Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#4179 (Mountains of Pomeroy)
Basic musical information on this tune.
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given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Mountains of Pomeroy, The / Mountains of Pomeroy / Sléibhte Phomeroy / The Mountains of Pommeroy (also in D or B or C, also as march, included here) (composed by Dr. G. Sigerson)
Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.
to hear the first 12 seconds.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).
[DD 8] De Dannan. A Jacket of Batteries. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute, piano), Aidan Coffey (accordion), Alec Finn (bouzouki, guitar, keyboard), Eleanor Shanley (vocals), Colm Murphy (bodhrán), Adele O'Dwyer (cello).
[DD HR] De Dannan. Hibernian Rhapsody. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute), Alec Finn (bouzouki, guitar), Colm Murphy (bodhrán), Derek Hickey (accordion), Tommy Flemming (vocals).
[RT 2] Reeltime. Live It Up. Máirin Fahy (fiddle, vocals), Éilís Egan (accordion), Luke Daniels (accordion), Chris Kelly (guitar, vocals), John Flatley (keyboards, vocals), Yvonne Fahy (percussion).
[SBJM 2] Seamus Begley and Jim Murray. Éirí Go Lá. Seamus Begley (accordion, vocals), Jim Murray (guitar, electric bass, keyboards, backing vocals, accordion).
[MulcFam3] Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. Reelin' in Tradition. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, melodeon), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (concertina, fiddle, harp, piano). For this tune: Michelle (harp).
[BorTr] The Boruma Trio. Gléas. Andrew MacNamara (accordion), Eileen O'Brien (fiddle), Geraldine Cotter (whistle, piano). For this tune: Eileen (vocals).
Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #540 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. |
|As march #7 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music. |
|As tune #331 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. |
|As tune #278 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?
Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1903