Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2323 (House in the Glen)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||D Major
given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
House in the Glen, The / The Little Thatched Cabin / McDermott's Fancy
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).
[AW] Paddy Reynolds, Charlie Mulvihill, James Keane, with Felix Dolan. Atlantic Wave. Paddy Reynolds (fiddle), Charlie Mulvihill (accordion), James Keane (accordion). For this tune: Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
[SEgn 1] Seamus Egan. Traditional Music of Ireland. Seamus Egan (flute, banjo, mandolin, whistle, pipes, tres). For this tune: Seamus (mandolin).
[JDr 2] Joe Derrane. Return to Inis Mór. Joe Derrane (accordion).
[Fns] Feenish. Rabharta. P.J. Hernon (accordion), Marcus Hernon (flute, whistle), Don Stiffe (vocals, guitar, whistle). For this tune: P.J. (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 very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #1088 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. |
|On page 27 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. |
|As 5 (Treoir) in [L] Alan's private loose music. |
|On page 68 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. |
|As jig #116 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. |
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