Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1429 (Nora Crionna)
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):
Nora Crionna / Nóra Críona / Nora Críona / Nóra Crîonna
/ The Lilliburlero Jig (3rd in set The Slide from Grace on JMcSh 1) (compare as slide #1430
and as piece #4970
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).
[MB 1] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin. Traditional Irish Music on the Tin Whistle. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (C whistle).
[JKn 2] James Keane. Roll Away the Reel World. James Keane (accordion).
[WaMoDub] Paul McGrattan, Paul O'Shaughnessy. Within a Mile of Dublin. Paul McGrattan (flute), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle).
[JMcSh 1] John McSherry. Soma. John McSherry (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes), Dónal O'Connor (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.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #152 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. |
|As jig #83 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. |
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): 1972