Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2127 (Ambrose Moloney's)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
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given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Ambrose Moloney's / Ambrose Maloney's / The Tailor's Fancy / McCabe's (compare Her Long Dark Hair Flowing down Her Back #825
and compare 1st part with 1st part of New Policeman #1277
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).
[BnkShn] Paddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly. The Banks of the Shannon. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle).
[GL20] Green Linnet Records. The Twentieth Anniversary Collection. Paddy O'Brien the elder (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Deirdre Collis (Eb whistle), with Maria Lynn McHugh (piano).
[MMR 3] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Road from Ballinakill. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, lilting), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle, concertina). For this tune: Mike (flute).
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Eamonn Cotter (flute).
[MOR 2] Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. Inside Out. Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
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 #27 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols. |
|As reel #187 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music. |
|As reel #87 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music. |
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): 1973