Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#482 (Wicklow Hornpipe)
about these two bars
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):
Wicklow Hornpipe, The / The Wicklow / Cornphíopa Chill Mhantáin
/ Delahunty's Hornpipe / Delahunty's / Delahanty's Hornpipe / Delahaunty's / The Home Brew / Home Brew /The Homebrew Hornpipe / Homebrew Hornpipe / The Kerry Hornpipe / Kerry Hornpipe / Road to Boyle / The Road to Boyle / An Bóthar go Mainistir na Búille
/ The Groves of Slaney / Groves of Slaney / John Quinn's / John Quinn's (1) / The Iron Gate / Iron Gate / Sonny Murray's (1st in set Bells of Athenry on OTUS1; 1st in set John Quinn's on POK) (also in Major) (compare 1st part with 1st part of Home Brew #6966
; compare parts of several of the compositions by Paddy Moloney on Ch BIH)
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.
to hear the first 12 seconds.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. Mike Flanagan (banjo).
[POK] Pádraig O'Keeffe. The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master. Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle).
[FD 1] Finbarr Dwyer. [Finbarr Dwyer. Irish Traditional Accordionist]. Disc 2 of of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[TMacMn 1] Tony MacMahon. Tony MacMahon. Tony MacMahon (accordion).
[Ch 3] The Chieftains. 3. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones).
[HmrLshn] John and Julia Clifford. The Humours of Lisheen. Music from Sliabh Luachra Vol. 3. John Clifford (piano accordion), Julia Clifford (fiddle).
[JRyan] Joe Ryan. An Buachaill Dreoite. Joe Ryan (fiddle).
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Denis (fiddle), Paudy (flute), Timmy (melodeon).
[SndCmC] The Sound of Coleman Country. Colette Gaffney (whistle).
[JW 1] John Williams. John Williams. John Williams (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (concertina), with Micho Russell (whistle).
[Shskn 10] Shaskeen. Music for Set Dancing and Listening. Tom Cussen (banjo, mandolin), Benny O'Connor (drums, bodhrán, bongos), Seán Conway (flute, whistle, guitar), Eamonn Cotter (flute), Mike Fahy (guitar), Charlie Harris (accordion), Geraldine Cotter (piano), Carl Hession (piano).
[JAbrt 1] Joey Abarta. Swimming against the Falls. Snámh in aghaidh easa. Joey Abarta (pipes).
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 musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #1579 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. |
|As tune #828 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. |
|On page 28 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. |
|As tune #227 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. |
|As tune #67 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols. |
|On page 169 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. |
|As tune #226 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. |
|As hp #37 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music. |
|As tune #78 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. |
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic]. |
|On page 215 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition. |
|As hp #16 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. |
|As hp #48 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. |
|As tune #263 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. |
|On page 116 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle 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): 1903