Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1096 (Larry Grogan)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||G Major
given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Larry Grogan / Larry Grogan's / By Your Leave, Larry Grogan / By Your Leave, Larry Grogan / Coppers and Brass / Pingneacha Rua agus Prás
/ The County Limerick Buckhunt / The Lasses of Melross / The Waves of Tramore / Green Sleeves / The Humours of Miltown / Lynn's Favorite / Humours of Ennistymon (compare with 1st 2 parts of Humours of Ennistymon #858
, compare Rocking the Baby #6126
, and compare Finerty's Frolic / Bliven's Favorite included here from books; the setting on POK is the only setting with a 3rd part, for which it takes the 1st part of #858)
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.
to hear the first 12 seconds.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).
[JDrn] Johnny Doran. The Bunch of Keys. Johnny Doran (pipes).
[POK] Pádraig O'Keeffe. The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master. Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle).
[PK 1] Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle, low whistle).
[FlgDub] Paddy Glackin, Mick Gavin, Michael O'Brien. The Flags of Dublin. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Mick Gavin (flute), Michael O'Brien [known later as:] Mick O'Brien (pipes). For this tune: Michael (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.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #1016 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. |
|As tune #879 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. |
|As tune #132 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. |
|As tune #231 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. |
|On page 182 of [IMM] Francis O'Neill. Irish Minstrels and Musicians. |
|As tune #111 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. |
|On page 23 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. |
|As tune #4 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1. |
|As tune #41 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. |
|On page 15 of [LPUP] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Uilleann Pipes. |
|On page 37 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. |
|On page 45 of [TP] Tommy Peoples. Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes. |
|As tune #42 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. |
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?
Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1903