Tune Search
Sign in or join  to see your:     Home   Playlists   Practice Machine   Stats   Friends   Albums   Preferences   Sign out

Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3089 (Old Flail)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Old Flail about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording MMrch 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Old Flail, The / Old Flail / Vincent Broderick's / Cathal's Favourite (3rd in set The Vincent Broderick Selection on CDrny 3) (also in E or F) (composed by Vincent Broderick)
To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account
Note shared with my friends:

Note to myself only:
12 members play this tune.
0 of them are your friends.

Suggest this Tune

To:
Comment to friend:
map of tune distribution
Where members are who play this tune.

Discography cd

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.

Click play below to hear the first 12 seconds.
Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~199517#3
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
~19981#1
[Cian] Cian. Three Shouts from a Hill. Brian Duke (flute), Padraig Rynne (concertina), Tim Murry (guitar, vocals), Damien Quinn (bodhrán, percussion).
~200013#1
[MulcFam1] The Mulcahy Family. The Mulcahy Family. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, concertina), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (accordion, concertina, harp). For this tune: Michelle (harp).
200610#2
[MMrch 2] Marcas Ó Murchú. Turas Ceoil. Marcas Ó Murchú (flute, whistle). For this tune: nine flute players (flute).
~20076#1
[CAdz 1] Charlene Adzima. The Initiation. Charlene Adzima (fiddle, viola, vocals).
201213#1
[THny 2] Therese Honey. Summer's End. Therese Honey (harp).
20142#2
[CtlnCrn] Caitlín Nic Gabhann and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh. Caitlín Ciarán. Caitlín Nic Gabhann (concertina, dance), Ciarán Ó Maonaigh (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Whistler at the Wake
CDrny 3, MMrch 2, CtlnCrn
Played beforeOn Albums
Long Journey
Cian
Malcolm's New Fiddle
MulcFam1
Luachrachán
CAdz 1
Sliabh Russell
THny 2
Butcher's MarchCtlnCrn

Bibliography

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 recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #52 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
On page 15 of [VB1] Vincent Broderick. Traditional Irish Flute Solos. The Turoe Stone Collection. Volume 1. [available]
As jig #87 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]

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): 1974