Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#814 (Hayes' Favourite)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Barn dance||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).|
[RtHaMtD] Round the House and Mind the Dresser. Gene Kelly (accordion).
[ScE] Gerry Harrington and Eoghan O'Sullivan. Scéal Eile. Gerry Harrington (fiddle), Eoghan O'Sullivan (accordion). For this tune: Eoghan (accordion), Gerry (fiddle).
[JCt 1] John Carty and Brian McGrath. The Cat that Ate the Candle. John Carty (banjo, fiddle), Brian McGrath (piano, banjo). For this tune: (banjo, fiddle).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. PJ Hernon (accordion), with Maria Lynn McHugh (piano).
[PJCJC] P.J. Crotty, Carol Cullinan, James Cullinan. Happy to Meet. P.J. Crotty (flute), James Cullinan (fiddle), Carol Cullinan (piano).
[RossBr] Ben Lennon and Tony O'Connell. Rossinver Braes. Ben Lennon (fiddle), Tony O'Connell (concertina).
According to my research, there are zero transcriptions that sound very similar to this tune anywhere in the indexed books, regardless of tune title. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. To learn to play this tune, simply learn it from another musician or study the recording(s) listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.