Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#4297 (Riding on a Load of Hay)
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):
Riding on a Load of Hay (compare 1st part with 1st part of Captain Moonlight's Army #3840
, which details further tunes with very similar 1st parts)
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).
[LC 1] Liz Carroll. A Friend Indeed. Liz Carroll (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 #343 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. |
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): 1927