Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#676 (Friendly Visit)
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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).|
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. Louis E. Quinn and His Shamrock Minstrels: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle), Patrick Lynch (accordion).
[LR 1] Leo Rowsome. Classics of Irish Piping. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
[JDJO] Joe Derrane and Jerry O'Brien. Irish Accordion Masters. Joe Derrane (accordion), Jerry O'Brien (accordion). For this tune: O'Brien.
[AMPR] Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
[PMcG 1] Paul McGrattan. The Frost Is All Over. Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle). For this tune: with Matt Molloy (flute).
[JOBM 1] Jimmy O'Brien-Moran. Seán Reid's Favourite. Jimmy O'Brien-Moran (pipes).
[DH 3] Dan Herlihy and John Drew. The Ballydesmond Polka. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra Played By Dan Herlihy and John Drew. Dan Herlihy (accordion), John Drew (mandocello).
[Beg 2] Beginish. Stormy Weather. Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals), Noel O'Grady (bouzouki), Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle), Gavin Ralston (guitar, keyboards), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle).
[JK 4] James Kelly. Melodic Journeys. James Kelly (fiddle).
[CrnrHs 2] Corner House. The Friendly Visit. Davey Mathias (guitar), Andi Hearn (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Andi (fiddle).
[UaC] Oisín and Conal Hernon. Up and Coming. Oisín Hernon (accordion, whistle), Conal Hernon (banjo, guitar). For this tune: Michael Craven (melodeon).
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 #1696 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #894 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #114 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 196 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As hp #16 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #97 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|As hp #25 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #258 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|As other #19 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
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