Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1460 (Old Grey Goose)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||96||AABBCCDDEEFF||E Minor|
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).|
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[TMC] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Michael Coleman. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Andy McGann (fiddle).
[JB 2] Joe Burke with Charlie Lennon. Traditional Music of Ireland. Joe Burke (accordion), with Charlie Lennon (piano).
[JJK] John and James Kelly with Michael Crehan and Michael Gavin. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. James Kelly (fiddle), John Kelly (fiddle).
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
[PJHrn 1] P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon (accordion, melodeon). For this tune: (accordion).
[BICM] Best of Irish Ceili Music. Disc 5 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Pride of Erin Ceili Band.
[JOL 3] Johnny O'Leary. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
[Arc 2] Arcady. Many Happy Returns. Johnny McDonagh (bones, bodhrán, triangle), Nicholas Quemener (guitar, flute, whistle, vocals), Patsy Broderick (piano, keyboards), Conor Keane (accordion), Brendan Larrissey (fiddle), Niamh Parsons (vocals).
[ECotter] Eamonn Cotter. Traditional Irish Music from County Clare. Eamonn Cotter (flute).
[JCt 2] John Carty. Last Night's Fun. John Carty (fiddle, banjo, flute).
[PHGH 2] Peter Horan and Gerry Harrington. The Merry Love to Play. Peter Horan (flute), Gerry Harrington (fiddle).
[TAM] Joe Burke, Brian Conway and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Andy McGann. Joe Burke (accordion), Brian Conway (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Brian Conway (fiddle).
[StryGoes] Seán Tyrrell, Kevin Glackin, Ronan Browne. And So the Story Goes . . .. Seán Tyrrell (banjo, mandolin, mandola, mandocello, mandobass, tenor guitar, vocals), Kevin Glackin (fiddle), Ronan Browne (pipes, flute, whistle, bodhrán).
[BorTr] The Boruma Trio. Gléas. Andrew MacNamara (accordion), Eileen O'Brien (fiddle), Geraldine Cotter (whistle, piano).
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 #1000 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #214 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On pages 30-31 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|On page 51 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #172 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #90 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 170 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #88 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?