Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#137 (Behind the Haystack)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||48||AABBCC||D 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).|
[Boys 3] Boys of the Lough. Live at Passim. Dave Richardson (mandolin, banjo), Aly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McDonnell [sic for: Cathal McConnell] (flute, whistle), Robin Morton (bodhrán, concertina).
[MBP] Matt Molloy, Paul Brady, Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy. Paul Brady. Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy (flute), Paul Brady (guitar, vocals), Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[MOC 1] Martin O'Connor. The Connachtman's Rambles. Martin O'Connor (accordion).
[SHernon] Seán Hernon. An Nóra Bheag. Seán Hernon (Eb whistle, banjo).
[CrssCl] Seamus Glackin, Brendan Begley, Michael O'Brien, Mary Corcoran, Mick Gaynor. Crossroads Céilí. Seamus Glackin (fiddle), Brendan Begley (accordion), Michael O'Brien (flute), Mary Corcoran (piano), Mick Gaynor (drums).
[LAC] Tom and Kerry Barrett. Lios A'Cheoil. Traditional Irish Music. Tom Barrett (fiddle), Kerry Barrett (fiddle).
[KLO] Mick O'Brien agus Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. Kitty Lie Over. Mick O'Brien (pipes, whistle), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: (B pipes), (fiddle).
[TCllns 1] Tim Collins. Dancing on Silver. Tim Collins (concertina). For this tune: (Bb/F concertina).
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 #893 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #141 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #29 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #63 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|On page 24 of [LPUP] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Uilleann Pipes.|
|On page 39 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #36 in [LPF] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Fiddle with Armagh Pipers Club.|
|On page 199 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As tune #137 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #83 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 76 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 123 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #3 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #6 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
|As jig #39 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
|As sgjig #46 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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?