Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1189 (Maid on the Green)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||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).|
[FONC] The Francis O'Neill Cylinders. Thirty-two Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America circa 1904. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Bart Henry's [Batt Henry] Traditional Quartet Orchestra.
[KF] Padraig O'Keefe, Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford. Kerry Fiddles. Padraig O'Keefe (fiddle), Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: O'Keeffe, Murphy, Clifford.
[NF] Joe Shannon, Johnny McGreevy. The Noonday Feast. Joe Shannon (pipes), Johnny McGreevy (fiddle). For this tune: Joe Shannon (pipes).
[JRyan] Joe Ryan. An Buachaill Dreoite. Joe Ryan (fiddle).
[PMcG 1] Paul McGrattan. The Frost Is All Over. Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle).
[MB 2] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin 2. Mary Bergin (whistle).
[MvC 1] Moving Cloud. Moving Cloud. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute and percussion), Carl Hession (piano).
[JCt 2] John Carty. Last Night's Fun. John Carty (fiddle, banjo, flute).
[LoStBand] The Lonely Stranded Band. The Lonely Stranded Band. Traditional Irish Music and Song from Charlie Piggott, Miriam Collins and Joe Corcoran. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Miriam Collins (concertina), Joe Corcoran (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).
[CBt] Celtic Beat. Traditional Music from Ireland. Breandan O'Hare (flute).
[SHernon] Seán Hernon. An Nóra Bheag. Seán Hernon (Eb whistle, banjo).
[KHe] Kevin Henry. One's Own Place - A Family Tradition. Kevin Henry (flute, whistle, pipes, vocals). For this tune: Kevin Henry (C whistle), Maggie Healy (C whistle).
[DzDnly 1] Dezi Donnelly. Familiar Footsteps. Dezi Donnelly (fiddle).
[LLPQ 1] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Bernie Conneely (banjo), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Sharon Whelton (flute, whistle).
[JWh 2] John Whelan. From the Heart. Traditional Irish Music. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Patrick Mangan (fiddle).
[CDrny 4] Chris Droney. Down from Bell Harbour. Chris Droney (concertina).
[Hmmrs] The Hammers. From Distant Shores. Paul Hammer (mandolin, banjo), Susan Hammer (whistle, concertina). For this tune: (whistle).
[DubMMe] Liam O'Connor and Seán McKeon. Dublin Made Me. Liam O'Connor (fiddle, viola), Seán McKeon (pipes).
[LmKlly] Liam Kelly. Sweetwood. Liam Kelly (flute, whistle).
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 #853 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #114 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #108 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #10 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 33 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|In [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|On page 33 of [TP] Tommy Peoples. Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes.|
|As tune #179 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|On page 162 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #74 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #48 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes.|
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