Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#415 (Johnny Cronin's Reel)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Johnny Cronin's Reel / Johnny Cronin's Fancy / Johnny Cronin's / Cronin's Reel
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).
[BnkShn] Paddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly. The Banks of the Shannon. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Séamus Connolly (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 recording listed above.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #40 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols. |
|As tune #23 in [P50] Brian and Eithne Vallely. Play 50 Reels. |
|As reel #37 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music. |
|As tune #3 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. |
|As tune #183 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne. |
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