Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#807 (Hare's Paw)
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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).|
[POK] Pádraig O'Keeffe. The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master. Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle).
[KF] Padraig O'Keefe, Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford. Kerry Fiddles. Padraig O'Keefe (fiddle), Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: Murphy.
[RshMtn] The Rushy Mountain. Denis Murphy (fiddle).
[MG] Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters from the 78 RPM Era. Denis Murphy (fiddle).
[SltSdt] Seoltaí Séidte. Setting Sail. Denis Murphy (fiddle).
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Con Curtin (fiddle), Denis McMahon (fiddle).
[ItS] In the Smoke. Con Curtin (fiddle), Denis McMahon (fiddle).
[Chi] Traditional Irish Music in America. Chicago. John McGreevy (fiddle), Eleanor Neary (piano).
[TKn] Tommy Keane. The Piper's Apron. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (Eb whistle).
[SnugBl] Paddy O'Brien, Jamie Gans, Daithi Sproule. Snug in the Blanket. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Jamie Gans (fiddle), Daithi Sproule (guitar).
[AtR 2] At the Racket. Mirth-Making Heroes. John Carty (fiddle, banjo), Brian McGrath (banjo, piano, keyboards), Seamus O'Donnell (flute, saxophone, vocals), Garry O'Briain (guitar, mandocello, piano), Brid Dooley (vocals).
[TOCAM] Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow. Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow with Arty McGlynn. Tony O'Connell (concertina), Andy Morrow (fiddle).
[CrnrHs 2] Corner House. The Friendly Visit. Davey Mathias (guitar), Andi Hearn (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Andi (fiddle), Turlach (flute).
[Aths 1] Áthas. Áthas. Heather Lewin-Tiarks (fiddle, viola, cello), Amy Richter (bodhrán, djembe, whistle), Jeff Ksiazek (guitar, whistle, flute). For this tune: Jeff (G whistle), Heather (viola).
[MSHtn 4] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Lovers' Well. Shannon Heaton (vocals, flute, whistle), Matt Heaton (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán). For this tune: 1st 2 times (flute), then with Dan (accordion).
[JigUp] The Jig Is Up!. First Steps. Judd Heartsill (accordion, flute), Larry Mallette (flute, whistle), Diehl Moran (fiddle, banjo), Matthew Lewis (guitar, flute, whistle), Robert Shaddox (bodhrán, vocals).
[HB 4] Harry Bradley. The First of May. Harry Bradley (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
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 #1296 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #561 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 64 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
|As tune #185 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As tune #149 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #202 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As reel #17 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As reel #129 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #79 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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