Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1151 (Lord Gordon's Reel)
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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).|
[PJConlon] Peter J. Conlon. The Genius of Peter Conlon. 78 RPM Recordings from 1917-1929. Peter J. Conlon (melodeon).
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[TDMI] Traditional Dance Music of Ireland. Johnny Doherty (fiddle).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[SRyan C] Seán Ryan. A Collection of His Own Compositions and His Versions of Well Known Traditional Tunes. Seán Ryan (fiddle).
[JD 3] John Doherty. The Celebrated Recordings. John Doherty (fiddle, vocals).
[SE 4] Séamus Ennis. Forty Years of Irish Piping. Seamus Ennis (pipes except where whistle or vocals noted). For this tune: (C pipes).
[MOC 1] Martin O'Connor. The Connachtman's Rambles. Martin O'Connor (accordion).
[JMcKllp] Jim McKillop, Josephine Keegan. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Jim McKillop (fiddle), Josephine Keegan (piano).
[KB UC] Kevin Burke. Up Close. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
[VK 1] Vinnie Kilduff. The Boys from the Blue Hill. Vinnie Kilduff (whistle, mandolin, guitar, keyboards, bass, bodhrán).
[JCnly 1] Johnny Connolly. An tOileán Aerach. Johnny Connolly (melodeon). For this tune: (D melodeon).
[SRn 2] Seán Ryan. Minstrel's Fancy. Cliaraí Ceoil. Seán Ryan (whistle).
[DRuss] Dale Russ. Irish Fiddle. Dale Russ (fiddle).
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute).
[ECotter] Eamonn Cotter. Traditional Irish Music from County Clare. Eamonn Cotter (flute).
[LN 1] Laurence Nugent. Traditional Irish Music on Flute and Tin-Whistle. Laurence Nugent (flute, whistle). For this tune: (C whistle).
[NMllgn 2] Neil Mulligan. The Leitrim Thrush. Neil Mulligan (C# pipes).
[DzDnly 1] Dezi Donnelly. Familiar Footsteps. Dezi Donnelly (fiddle).
[FDys] Davy Spillane and Kevin Glackin. Forgotten Days. Davy Spillane (pipes, whistle), Kevin Glackin (fiddle). For this tune: (fiddle).
[BRny 2] Brian Rooney. Leitrim to London. Brian Rooney (fiddle, accordion). For this tune: with Gregory Daly (Eb flute).
[TMIYD] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. Touch Me If You Dare. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: Peter O'Loughlin (Eb flute), Maeve Donnelly (flute).
[CTrsh] Ciaran Tourish. Down the Line. Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle).
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (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 #1433 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #670 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #162 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On pages 84-85 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #213 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #70 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As tune #203 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 138 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 174 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As tune #82 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As reel #9 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
|As reel #184 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|On page 83 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
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?