I know. I should burn in hell for naming it “Denis Murphy’s”.
But that’s what it is! From the playing of the man himself, off the Music from Sliabh Luachra RTE cut. Track 10 in all its slidin’-y glory. Took a family vaca to Lake George so I barricaded myself in the motel room and came out with this tune! Lovely.
“Denis Murphy’s” ~ a very different take, but the same tune
T: Denis Murphy’s
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)
X: 3 “The Goulin”
S: “Jimmy Doyle & Dan O’Leary: Traditional Music From The Kingdom Of Kerry”
https://thesession.org/recordings/1247 ~ track 10 (Side B, track 3) ~ the 2nd polka of two
Q: 136-142 bpm (1 beat = three quavers/eighth notes)
~ the 2nd ‘slide’ of two 😏
Alan Ng identifies this as Whistling Thief (https://www.irishtune.info/tune/2484)
Denis Murphy’s, X:4
Another version acording to Danú set. Hi from Argentina.
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.