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Top Session Airs

Of the 98 airs played by members – after excluding members who claim less than three tunes – which are the most popular?

Of related interest:
RankHow many members
play this tune
Tune (and link to tune details)
1136
Transcription of first 2 bars of Sí Bheag, Sí MhórSí Bheag, Sí Mhór
2103
Transcription of first 2 bars of South WindSouth Wind
352Transcription of first 2 bars of Down by the Sally GardensDown by the Sally Gardens
443
Star of the County Down
543
Transcription of first 2 bars of Hector the HeroHector the Hero
631
Munster Cloak
720
Transcription of first 2 bars of Ash GroveAsh Grove
817
Dark Island
915
Transcription of first 2 bars of Trip We Took over the MountainTrip We Took over the Mountain
1012
Coolin
1112
Ar Éirinn ní Neosfainn Cé Hí
1212
Blind Mary
1312
If Ever You Were Mine
1410
Mná na h Éireann
1510
Lament of the First Generation
169
Lord Mayo
179
Port na bPúcaí
187
Wounded Hussar
197
Sliabh na mBan
207
She Moved through the Fair

About the sort order: Tunes that are tied with the same number of people playing them are then ranked with the oldest tunes first, based on the post-1900 publication histories of the tune, as documented in .

Caveat: The accuracy of these "session" statistics depend on how carefully each contributor was about entering his or her repertoire. There are known cases when users have hastily grabbed at a wrong tune only because it happens to have the same title as the intended tune, without bothering to read more closely. This behavior should only have a minor effect on these "most popular" lists.