Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#4890 (Sunshine Hornpipe)
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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).|
[OTUS2] Oldtime Records. Vol. 2. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from 1923 to 1947. Four Provinces Orchestra.
[ECotter] Eamonn Cotter. Traditional Irish Music from County Clare. Eamonn Cotter (flute).
[DzDnly 1] Dezi Donnelly. Familiar Footsteps. Dezi Donnelly (fiddle).
[TAM] Joe Burke, Brian Conway and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Andy McGann. Joe Burke (accordion), Brian Conway (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Joe Burke (accordion).
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (fiddle).
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 #1667 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #952 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 189 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #75 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
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?