Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#956 (Job of Journeywork)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||Mode ?|
|Set dance||44||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).|
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[JDrn] Johnny Doran. The Bunch of Keys. Johnny Doran (pipes).
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted.
[PK 1] Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle, low whistle). For this tune: John Keenan (banjo).
[Ch 8] The Chieftains. 8. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán).
[JK 1] James Kelly. "Capel Street". James Kelly (fiddle).
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
[Fngl 1] Fingal. Fingal. James Keane (accordion), Randal Bays (fiddle), Dáithí Sproule (guitar, vocals). For this tune: Starts Randal Bays as air (fiddle), then with James Keane (accordion).
[MCny 2] Michael Cooney. Just Piping. Michael Cooney (pipes).
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 #1792 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #966 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #271 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 222 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 46 of [RW] Robin Williamson. The Penny Whistle Book.|
|As setd #1 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #92 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
|As setd #14 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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?