Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1089 (Langstern Pony)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||64||AABBCCDD||A Mixolydian|
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).|
[PJConlon] Peter J. Conlon. The Genius of Peter Conlon. 78 RPM Recordings from 1917-1929. Peter J. Conlon (melodeon). For this tune: with Tom J. Morrison (flute), T. Higgins (fiddle).
[WC 1] Willie Clancy. The Minstrel from Clare. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle, vocals).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Willie Clancy.
[Ch 6] The Chieftains. 6. Bonaparte's Retreat. Paddy Moloney [misspelled as:] Maloney (pipes, whistle, bodhrán), Seán Potts (whistle, bodhrán), Martin Fay (fiddle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, oboe, tiompán), Seán Keane (fiddle).
[MMu] Martin Mulvihill with Mick Moloney. Traditional Irish Fiddling from County Limerick. Martin Mulvihill (fiddle). For this tune: with Gail Mulvihill (banjo), Dawn Mulvihill (fiddle).
[MB 1] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin. Traditional Irish Music on the Tin Whistle. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (F whistle).
[DD 3] Dé Danann. Mist Covered Mountain. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, viola, whistle), Jackie Daly (accordion), Charlie Piggott (banjo, mandolin, steel guitar), Alec Finn (bouzouki, mandocello, steel guitar), Johnny 'Ringo' McDonagh (bodhrán, bones).
[TP 8] Tommy Peoples. Waiting for a Call. Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[CSmth] Chris Smith with Roger Landes and Randal Bays. Coyotebanjo. Chris Smith (banjo, mandola, mandolin, field organ), Roger Landes (bouzouki), Randal Bays (fiddle).
[LLPQ 3] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Enchanted Lady. Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle, mandola, banjo), Maureen Linane (accordion), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals).
[PDArcy] Patrick D'Arcy. Wallop the Spot. Patrick D'Arcy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (B pipes).
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 #717 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #718 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #18 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #46 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #44 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #80 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 19 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|In [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As jig #55 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #78 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 93 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 156 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #67 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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?