Denis Murphy’s slide

Also known as Abbey’s Green Isle, Clifford Slide #1, The Goulin, The Whistling Thief.

There are 12 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

Denis Murphy’s appears in 1 other tune collection.

Denis Murphy’s has been added to 10 tune sets.

Denis Murphy's has been added to 70 tunebooks.

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Five settings

1
X: 1
T: Denis Murphy's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:B2B BAB d2B G2A|BAB d2B A3 G2A|
B2B BAB d2B G2A|B2e e2d e3 e3:|
|:B2g g2f g2e B2A|B2g g2f g3 a3|
bag agf g2e fed|B2e e2d e3 e3:|
2
X: 2
T: Denis Murphy's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: B3 B^AB d2 B G2 =A | B^AB d2 B =A2 B G2 A |
B2 B B^AB d2 B G2 =A |[1 B2 e e2 ^d e2 g fe=d :|[2 B2 e e2 ^d e3- e2 =d ||
|: B2 g g2 f g2 e dBA | B2 g g2 f g3- g2 a |
bag agf gfe ff/e/d |[1 B2 e e2 ^d e3- e2 =d :|[2 B2 e e2 ^d e2 g fe=d |]
3
X: 3
T: Denis Murphy's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: B3 BAB d2 B G2 A | B2 e d2 B A2 B G2 A |
B3 BAB d2 B G2 A |[1 Bee e2 d e2 f ged :|[2 Bee e2 d e3- e2 d ||
|: B2 g g2 f g2 e dBA | B2 g g2 f g3 g2 a |
bag agf gfe fed |[1 Bee e2 d e3- e2 d :|[2 Bee e2 d e2 f ged |]
4
X: 4
T: Denis Murphy's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:c2c cBc e2c A2B|cBc e2c B3 A2B|
c2c cBc e2c A2B| c2f f2e f3 f2e:|
|:c2a a2g a2f ecB| c2a a2g a3 a2b|
c'ba bag a2f gfe| c2f f2e f3 f2e:|
5
X: 5
T: Denis Murphy's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:B3 BAB d2B G2A|BAB d2B ABA G2A|
B3 BAB d2B G2A|B2e e2d e3 d2c:|
|:B2d g2f g2e d2c|B2d g2f g3 a3|
bag agf gfe fed|B2e e2d e3 d2c:||

Eight comments

"Denis Murphy’s" ~ a very different take, but the same tune

X: 2
T: Denis Murphy’s
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
R: slide
K: G Major
|: B3 B^AB d2 B G2 =A | B^AB d2 B =A2 B G2 A |
B2 B B^AB d2 B G2 =A |[1 B2 e e2 ^d e2 g fe=d :|[2 B2 e e2 ^d e3- e2 =d ||
|: B2 g g2 f g2 e dBA | B2 g g2 f g3- g2 a |
bag agf gfe ff/e/d |[1 B2 e e2 ^d e3- e2 =d :|[2 B2 e e2 ^d e2 g fe=d |]

Another title, anyway…

For what it’s worth, David Taylor calls this tune Abbey’s Green Isle in his book "Music of Ireland: A Mighty Tune!" (Mallinson, 1995)

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~ the 2nd ‘slide’ of two 😏

Clifford Slide - The Whistling Thief

This tune is played with 2 other Clifford slides, called
Clifford Slide #2 The Goulaine
Cliffore Slide #3 The Bonard

I will include them as separate tunes.