Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#638 (Five-Mile Chase)
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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).|
[OTPR] Oldtime Records. Vol. 3. Piping Rarities. Dan Sullivan's Shamrock Band: Daniel J. Murphy (pipes),Michael C. Hanafin (fiddle), Thomas Ryan (fiddle), Daniel P. Moroney (piccolo), Dan Sullivan (pipes).
[MGm] Michael Gorman. The Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo. Michael Gorman (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Tom Gannon (fiddle).
[BFair] Ballinasloe Fair. Early Recordings of Irish Music in America. Michael Cashin (fiddle).
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina).
[FTIM] Festival of Traditional Irish [Music]. Discs 7 and 8 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Sean McGuire (fiddle).
[RF] Miko, Pakie and Gussie Russell. The Russell Family of Doolin, County Clare. Miko Russell (whistle, flute, vocals), Gussie Russell (whistle), Pakie Russell (concertina). For this tune: Gussie (whistle).
[KCB 3] [The Kilfenora Ceili Band]. [The Kilfenora Céilí Band].
[SotC] Armagh Pipers Club. Armagh Pipers' Club [Song of the Chanter]. Disc 10 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Paul Davis (concertina, flutes, harmonica), Eithne Vallelly (fiddle), Pat Daly (harp), Brian Vallelly (pipes, whistle, flute), Niall Vallelly (bodhran).
[ECahill] Eddie Cahill. Ah! Surely. Eddie Cahill (flute).
[FG 2] Frankie Gavin. Croch Suas É. Up and Away. Frankie Gavin (flute, fiddle, whistle, accordion). For this tune: (whistle).
[Ch BIH] The Chieftains. Music from "Ballad of the Irish Horse". Derek Bell (harp, tiompán), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle).
[SWW] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The South West Wind. Traditional Music from County Clare. Ronan Browne (pipes), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle). For this tune: (flute), (flute).
[CR 1] Craobh Rua. The More That's Said the Less the Better. Mark Donnelly (pipes, whistle), Michael Cassidy (fiddle), Brian Connolly (banjo, mandolin, bodhrán), Jim Byrne (guitar, mandola, vocals).
[FMD 1] The Fiddle Music of Donegal. Volume One. Micheal McMenamin (fiddle).
[GOh] Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. Traditional Music from Clare and Beyond. Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin (concertina, whistle).
[JWh 6] John Whelan. Come to Dance. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Jim Eagan (fiddle).
[KR] Kevin Rowsome. The Rowsome Tradition. Kevin Rowsome (pipes). For this tune: (C pipes).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Seamus Quinn (fiddle), James McDonagh (flute).
[PHCB] Public House Ceili Band. Go Figure. Dan Cobb (banjo), Dave Delgado (whistle), Alan Ng (fiddle), Bob Newton (octave mandolin).
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 #1554 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #767 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #152 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 162 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As reel #9 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On page 21 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|As tune #55 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 34 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #100 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #26 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?