Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1469 (Old Tipperary)
|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).|
[JnKlly] John Kelly. Irish Traditional Concertina and Fiddle Music. John Kelly (concertina, fiddle). For this tune: (fiddle).
[MB 1] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin. Traditional Irish Music on the Tin Whistle. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (E whistle).
[Whr] Paddy Glackin and Robbie Hannan. The Whirlwind. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Robbie Hannan (pipes).
[PCny] Paddy Canny. Traditional Music from the Legendary East Clare Fiddler. Paddy Canny (fiddle).
[JOH 1] John O'Halloran. "But Why, Johnny?". John O'Halloran (accordion). For this tune: (D melodeon), with Louise Costello (banjo), Tommy Mc Carthy (fiddle).
[GrHs] Grey Larsen and Paddy League. The Green House. Grey Larsen (flute, whistle, concertina, harmonium, field organ, piano), Paddy League (bodhrán, guitar).
[JW 2] John Williams. Steam. John Williams (accordion, concertina, whistle, flute, bodhrán). For this tune: (concertina).
[CaBrdg] Niall and Cillian Vallely. Callan Bridge. Niall Vallely (concertina), Cillian Vallely (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes), (concertina).
[JCt 4] John Carty. At It Again. John Carty (fiddle).
[Dnu 5] Danú. When All Is Said and Done. Donal Clancy (guitar, electric bass), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Tom Doorley (flute, whistle, vocals), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, fiddle), Oisin McAuley (fiddle, vocals), Benny McCarthy (accordion), Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (vocals, whistle, flute).
[MMhn] Martin Meehan. Three's Company. Martin Meehan (flute, bodhrán).
[ATrgs 1] Athena Tergis. A Letter Home. Athena Tergis (fiddle). For this tune: with Sharon Shannon (accordion).
[RBys 3] Randal Bays. Dig with It. Randal Bays (fiddle, guitar, harp).
[JKn 7] James Keane. Heir of the Dog. James Keane (accordion).
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 #16 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As tune #23 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #17 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 30 of [TOC] Tomás Ó Canainn. Traditional Music in Ireland.|
|As jig #92 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #212 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?