Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1189 (Maid on the Green)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||G Major|
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).|
[FONC] The Francis O'Neill Cylinders. Thirty-two Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America circa 1904. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Bart Henry's [Batt Henry] Traditional Quartet Orchestra.
[KF] Padraig O'Keefe, Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford. Kerry Fiddles. Padraig O'Keefe (fiddle), Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: O'Keeffe, Murphy, Clifford.
[NF] Joe Shannon, Johnny McGreevy. The Noonday Feast. Joe Shannon (pipes), Johnny McGreevy (fiddle). For this tune: Joe Shannon (pipes).
[JRyan] Joe Ryan. An Buachaill Dreoite. Joe Ryan (fiddle).
[MB 2] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin 2. Mary Bergin (whistle).
[MvC 1] Moving Cloud. Moving Cloud. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute and percussion), Carl Hession (piano).
[JCt 2] John Carty. Last Night's Fun. John Carty (fiddle, banjo, flute).
[CBt] Celtic Beat. Traditional Music from Ireland. Breandan O'Hare (flute).
[SHernon] Seán Hernon. An Nóra Bheag. Seán Hernon (Eb whistle, banjo).
[KHe] Kevin Henry. One's Own Place - A Family Tradition. Kevin Henry (flute, whistle, pipes, vocals). For this tune: Kevin Henry (C whistle), Maggie Healy (C whistle).
[LLPQ 1] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Bernie Conneely (banjo), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Sharon Whelton (flute, whistle).
[JWh 2] John Whelan. From the Heart. Traditional Irish Music. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Patrick Mangan (fiddle).
[CDrny 4] Chris Droney. Down from Bell Harbour. Chris Droney (concertina).
[Hmmrs] The Hammers. From Distant Shores. Paul Hammer (mandolin, banjo), Susan Hammer (whistle, concertina). For this tune: (whistle).
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 #853 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #114 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #108 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #10 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 33 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|In [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|On page 33 of [TP] Tommy Peoples. Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes.|
|As tune #179 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|On page 162 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #74 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #48 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes.|
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?