Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1852 (Dancingmaster)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||A Dorian
given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Dancingmaster, The / The Dancing Master / Dancing Master / Swallow Tail Jig / Swallowtail Jig / The Swallow's Nest / The Heart of Me Kitty / Dromey's Fancy (also in E)
Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.
to hear the first 12 seconds.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).
[JsMrsh 2] Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh. Josephine Marsh (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (accordion).
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 recording listed above.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #960 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. |
|As tune #183 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. |
|As tune #21 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler." |
|On page 47 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. |
|On page 99 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. |
|On page 270 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook. |
|As tune #84 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes. |
|On page 185 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition. |
|As jig #122 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): 1903