Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#632 (First House in Connaught)
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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).|
[IFM] Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music. Aughrim Slopes Ceilidhe Band: Paddy Kelly (fiddle), Jack Mulkere (fiddle), Jimmy Drury (fiddle)?, Joe Mills (accordion).
[OTPR] Oldtime Records. Vol. 3. Piping Rarities. Sean Dempsey (pipes).
[TnRadio] Tuning the Radio. Séamus Ennis (C# pipes).
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Moate Ceilidhe Band.
[SE 1] Seamus Ennis. The Bonny Bunch of Roses. Seamus Ennis (pipes, whistle, vocals).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Sean McAloon.
[BMu 1] Brendan Mulvihill, accompanied by Mick Moloney. The Flax in Bloom. Traditional Irish Music. Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Mick Moloney (guitar, bouzouki, mandolin).
[SJMcG] Sean and Jim McGuire. Pure Traditional Irish Fiddle Music. Brothers Together. Tribute to their Father. Sean McGuire (fiddle), Jim McGuire (fiddle).
[GOh] Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. Traditional Music from Clare and Beyond. Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin (concertina, whistle).
[JCnly 3] Johnny Connolly. An Mileoidean Scaoilte. Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
[TCllns 1] Tim Collins. Dancing on Silver. Tim Collins (concertina).
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. Caoimhín O'Raghallaigh (F flute).
[HB 4] Harry Bradley. The First of May. Harry Bradley (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute), with James Carty (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 #43 in [D&M] Arthur Warren Darley and Patrick Joseph McCall. The Darley and McCall Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #38 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As reel #96 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #31 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?