Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1182 (Maid at the Spinning Wheel)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||64||AABBCCDD||G 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).|
[IFM] Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music. Frank O'Higgins (fiddle).
[BG 1] Bobby Gardiner. Memories of Clare. Bobby Gardiner (accordion).
[JCC] Jack and Charlie Coen. The Branch Line. Jack Coen (flute), Charlie Coen (concertina).
[NaF 5] Na Filí. Chanter's Tune. Unidentified on this reissue, but from the original: Tomás Ó Canainn (pipes, vocals), Tom Barry (whistles, flute), Matt Cranitch (fiddle).
[IT 2] The Irish Tradition. The Corner House. Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Andy O'Brien (guitar, vocals).
[MV] Maiden Voyage. Live Traditional Irish Music Session from Pepper's Bar, Feakle, Co. Clare. Tommy Peoples.
[NMCMM] The Northern Meeting. Celtic Music in Milwaukee. John Ceszynski (Bb whistle), Brett Lipschutz (Bb whistle).
[EI 2] Eileen Ivers. Wild Blue. Eileen Ivers (fiddle), John Doyle (guitar), Tom 'T-Bone' Wolk (organ, accordion, guitar, bass), Ben Wittman (drums), Kimati Dinizulu (percussion). For this tune: with Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes).
[KCB 6] The Kilfenora Céilí Band. Live in Lisdoonvarna. Anne Rynne (fiddle), Conor McCarthy (accordion), Garry Shannon (flute), Tim Collins (concertina), Sheila Garry (fiddle), Fintan McMahon (piano), Anne Marie McCormack (fiddle), John Lynch (banjo), Sean Griffin (drums), Anthony Quigney (flute).
[Dnu 5] Danú. When All Is Said and Done. Donal Clancy (guitar, electric bass), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Tom Doorley (flute, whistle, vocals), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, fiddle), Oisin McAuley (fiddle, vocals), Benny McCarthy (accordion), Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (vocals, whistle, flute).
[Currach] The Currach. Fair Play to You. Daithi Wolfe (fiddle, vocals), Darl Ridgely (bodhrán, bones, guitar, vocals), Josh Perkins (guitar, concertina, vocals), Steve Honer (flute), Bill O'Donoghue (guitar, mandolin, whistle, vocals).
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 #830 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #920 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #94 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #1 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 18 of [LPUP] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Uilleann Pipes.|
|As jig #15 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #27 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 95 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 161 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #73 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #72 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
|As jig #98 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
|As sgjig #38 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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?