Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#460 (Larry O'Gaff)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||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).|
[JKm] John J. Kimmel. John J. Kimmel. Early Recordings of Irish Traditional Dance Music. John J. Kimmel (accordion).
[OTUS2] Oldtime Records. Vol. 2. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from 1923 to 1947. O'Leary's Irish Minstrels: Joseph S. O'Leary, other musicians unknown.
[JC] Joe Cooley. Cooley. Joe Cooley (accordion).
[AM] Andy McGann and Paul Brady. It's A Hard Road to Travel. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paul Brady (guitar).
[MOC 1] Martin O'Connor. The Connachtman's Rambles. Martin O'Connor (accordion).
[RtH] Round the House. Music for the Sets - Vol. 1. Séamus Meehan (piano accordion), Paul O'Shaughessy (fiddle).
[Shskn 6] Shaskeen. My Love Is in America. Tom Cussen (banjo), Benny O'Connor (drums, bodhrán), Sean Conway (flute, whistle, guitar, vocals), Charlie Harris (accordion), Kevin Rohan (fiddle, vocals).
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
[CKeane 2] Conor Keane. Oidhreacht. Conor Keane (accordion).
[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).
[LaL] Lámh ar Lámh. Many Hands. thirty-three fiddlers (fiddle).
[LAC] Tom and Kerry Barrett. Lios A'Cheoil. Traditional Irish Music. Tom Barrett (fiddle), Kerry Barrett (fiddle).
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 #869 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #870 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #128 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #117 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 22 of [Ba] Betty M. Barlow. Fiddle Tunes for the Violinist.|
|On page 164 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As jig #364 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
|As jig #69 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #31 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?