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Tune ID#812 (Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig?)

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Type ?Mode ?
SongE Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig? / A' Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig? / An Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig? / An Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig / An Raibh Tú ar an gCarraig? / An Rabhais ag an g Carraig / Have You Been at Carrick? / Were you at Carrick? / Have You Been at the Rock? / Were You at the Rock? / Were You at the Rock (usually as air, included here)
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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~195128#1
~196915#1
[SatG] Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. The Star above the Garter. Fiddle music from Kerry, played by Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: Julia Clifford (fiddle).
~196917#1
[KR] Kevin Rowsome. The Rowsome Tradition. Kevin Rowsome (pipes). For this tune: Liam (fiddle).
197113#1
[TPtts] Tommy Potts. The Liffey Banks. Tommy Potts (fiddle).
~197311#1
[Ch 3] The Chieftains. 3. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones). For this tune: Seán Potts (whistle).
~198313#1
[JB 3] Joe Burke with Máire Ní Chathasaigh. The Tailor's Choice. Joe Burke (flute, whistle, accordion). For this tune: (F whistle).
~19841#1
[MCrtch] Matt Cranitch. Éistigh Seal. Matt Cranitch (fiddle).
~198413#1
[MCrtch] Matt Cranitch. Éistigh Seal. Matt Cranitch (fiddle).
~19944#1
[Dnta 2] Déanta. Ready for the Storm. Mary Dillon (vocals), Deidre Havlin (flute, whistle), Rosie Mulholland (keyboards, fiddle), Eoghan O'Brien (harp, guitar), Kate O'Brien (fiddle, viola), Clódagh Warnock (bouzouki, fiddle, bodhrán, chimes). For this tune: Kate (fiddle).
~19952.22#1
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle). For this tune: Tom Standeven (pipes).
~19982.2#1 (2:37)
[JCrehan] Junior Crehan. The Last House in Ballymakea. Junior Crehan (fiddle, vocals, concertina). For this tune: Junior Crehan (fiddle).
~20016#1
[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). For this tune: Brendan (vocal).
~200211#1
[BCw 1] Brian Conway. First through the Gate. Brian Conway (fiddle).
~20043#1
[DF] The Dunne Family. Legacy. Mickey Dunne (pipes, fiddle, whistle), Niamh Dunne (fiddle, vocals, viola), Brid Dunne (fiddle). For this tune: Brid (fiddle).
~20079#1
[NNC 1] Niamh Ní Charra. Ón Dá Thaobh. From Both Sides. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina).
~20095#1
[LmKlly] Liam Kelly. Sweetwood. Liam Kelly (flute, whistle). For this tune: (D flute).
20128#1
[PDArcy] Patrick D'Arcy. Wallop the Spot. Patrick D'Arcy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (low D whistle).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

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Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #94 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #61 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
On page 35 of [TOC] Tomás Ó Canainn. Traditional Music in Ireland. [available]
On page 47 of [TOC] Tomás Ó Canainn. Traditional Music in Ireland. [available]
As tune #99 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]

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?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1903