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Tune ID#1158 (Lord Mayo)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Mode ?
AirG Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Lord Mayo / The Lord of Mayo / Lord of Mayo / Tiarna Mhaigh Eo / An Tiarna Mhaigh Eo / Tiarna Muigh Eo / Tiarna Mhuigheo (also in G Major, D Major, or A Major) (mistakenly credited to David Murphy on CTL 5) (composed by Thady Keenan)
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Discography cd

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.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
194921#1
[TnRadio] Tuning the Radio. Micky Doherty (fiddle).
19534#1
[FCssdy] Frank Cassidy. Níl Gar Ann! Frank Cassidy (fiddle).
19535#1
[FCssdy] Frank Cassidy. Níl Gar Ann! Frank Cassidy (fiddle).
196027#1
[FCssdy] Frank Cassidy. Níl Gar Ann! Frank Cassidy (fiddle).
~19731#2
[Ch 3] The Chieftains. 3. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones). For this tune: 1st time Paddy Moloney (pipes).
197429#1
[JD 3] John Doherty. The Celebrated Recordings. John Doherty (fiddle, vocals).
197529#1
[JnKlly] John Kelly. Irish Traditional Concertina and Fiddle Music. John Kelly (concertina, fiddle). For this tune: (fiddle).
199110#1
~19967#1
[CTL 5] Cherish the Ladies. New Day Dawning. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, mandolin, banjo), Mary Rafferty (accordion, whistle), Donna Long (piano, fiddle, vocals), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán, whistle), Aoife Clancy (vocals, guitar). For this tune: Donna Long (piano).
~20134#1
[GWhln 5] Gavin Whelan. Catch the Air. Traditional Slow Airs. Gavin Whelan (whistle, pipes). For this tune: (pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Strike the Gay Harp
Ch 3
Played beforeOn Albums
Liverpool Hornpipe
TnRadio
Lady on the Island
Ch 3

Bibliography

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 musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #209 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
On page 60 of [IMM] Francis O'Neill. Irish Minstrels and Musicians. [available]
As tune #72 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
On page 96 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [available]

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