Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#567 (Eavesdropper)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||G Major|
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).|
[Ev] Kevin Burke and Jackie Daly. Eavesdropper. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina). For this tune: Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (concertina), Conal Ó Grada (flute).
[RtH] Round the House. Music for the Sets - Vol. 1. Séamus Meehan (piano accordion), Paul O'Shaughessy (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 #715 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #17 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 19 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 29 of [TP] Tommy Peoples. Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes.|
|As tune #5 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As tune #34 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|As jig #31 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #37 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?