Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#708 (Geese in the Bog)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||80||AABBCCDDEE||D Major|
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).|
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[OTPR] Oldtime Records. Vol. 3. Piping Rarities. Michael Carney (pipes).
[BtB] Paddy Killoran, James Morrison. From Ballymote to Brooklyn. Paddy Killoran (fiddle), James Morrison (fiddle). For this tune: Paddy Killoran (fiddle).
[RshMtn] The Rushy Mountain. Star of Munster Trio: John Clifford (piano accordion), Julia Clifford (fiddle), Billy Clifford (flute).
[PKlly] Patrick Kelly. Patrick Kelly From Cree. Fiddle Music. Patrick Kelly (fiddle).
[SE 4] Séamus Ennis. Forty Years of Irish Piping. Seamus Ennis (pipes except where whistle or vocals noted). For this tune: (C# pipes).
[NHTL] Noel Hill and Tony Linnane. Noel Hill and Tony Linnane. Noel Hill (concertina), Tony Linnane (fiddle). For this tune: with Matt Molloy (flute).
[Boys 7] Boys of the Lough. Wish You Were Here. Highlands and Islands Tour. Dave Richardson (mandolin, banjo), Aly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McConnell (flute, whistle), Robin Morton (bodhrán, concertina).
[LFinger] Joe McHugh and Barry Carroll. The Long Finger. An Mhéar Fhada. Joe McHugh (pipes, whistle, keyboard, bouzouki), Barry Carroll (hammered dulcimer, keyboard). For this tune: Joe (pipes).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[Lgcy] Legacy. Navan. Don Penzien (guitar, vocals, whistle), Valerie Plested (fiddle), Beth Patterson (bouzouki, vocals), Justin Murphy (flute, whistle).
[MDOF] Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta. Bosca Bídeach. Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta (melodeon).
[CLnn 2] Charlie Lennon. Turning the Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, viola, piano, harpsichord, bass, keyboards).
[Fngl 1] Fingal. Fingal. James Keane (accordion), Randal Bays (fiddle), Dáithí Sproule (guitar, vocals).
[LfAllChk] Nathan Gourley and Laura Feddersen. Life Is All Checkered. Nathan Gourley (fiddle, guitar), Laura Feddersen (fiddle).
[BorTr] The Boruma Trio. Gléas. Andrew MacNamara (accordion), Eileen O'Brien (fiddle), Geraldine Cotter (whistle, piano).
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 #1085 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #279 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #91 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On pages 65-66 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
|As tune #28 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As tune #53 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #62 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|On page 67 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As jig #19 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|On pages 42-43 of [SK] Sean Keane. Fifty Fiddle Solos.|
|As jig #41 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #165 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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