This index identifies all distinct Irish tunes based on musical comparison of all tunes across 697 albums and 58 tune books.

Irish Traditional Music Tune Index.  Alan Ng's Tunography

Reports, Charts, Graphs


Publications presents significant work by various individuals.

See also my Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

How is this index useful?

This non-profit site aims to be especially useful for both experienced and novice players of traditional Irish music as well as for musicologists. It appears to be unique in the world for its coverage of recorded sources of Irish traditional music. At this point in time, the site offers you at least the following uses:

For more Frequently Asked Questions go to the FAQ page.

Other Tune Indexes on the Web

Besides this site, there are also other kinds of tune indexes available. cdbook First the recording indexes:

book Transcriptions-only indexes:

Song-Focused Resources

For book publications of cross-referenced tune indexes, see CRE and FF in the Bibliography.

For other recommended Web sites about Irish traditional music and other "Celtic" traditions, see my link collection at the Celtic Music Association of Madison, Wisconsin.

Note that "traditional Irish music" is another order of words to use in Web searches.