Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#238 (Bryan O'Lynn)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||A Dorian|
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).|
[MG] Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters from the 78 RPM Era. Paddy Canny (fiddle).
[SltSdt] Seoltaí Séidte. Setting Sail. Paddy Canny (fiddle).
[Plx 5] Planxty. After the Break. Christy Moore (vocals, guitar, harmonium, bodhrán), Donal Lunny (blarge, guitar), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandolin, mandola, hurdy gurdy, bouzouki), Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle). For this tune: Liam O'Flynn (pipes).
[JMcE] John McEvoy. Returning. John McEvoy (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.
|As tune #881 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #221 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 429 of [IMM] Francis O'Neill. Irish Minstrels and Musicians.|
|As tune #127 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 16 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #2 in volume 3 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle.|
|As tune #125 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 37 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As jig #14 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #231 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?