Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3050 (Father Fielding's Favorite)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||G Major|
Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[MMR 3] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Road from Ballinakill. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, lilting), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle, 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 recording listed above.
|As tune #1004 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #219 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 52 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #221 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?