Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#671 (An Buachaillín Bán)
|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).|
[KMKerry] Musique et Musiciens d'Irlande (Killorglin and Miltown, Co Kerry). Music and Musicians of Ireland. Musik und Musiker aus Irland. Terry Mathews (banjo).
[JDa 2] Jackie Daly. Domhnach Is Dálach. Many's a Wild Night. Jackie Daly (accordion).
[JW 1] John Williams. John Williams. John Williams (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (accordion).
[LoStBand] The Lonely Stranded Band. The Lonely Stranded Band. Traditional Irish Music and Song from Charlie Piggott, Miriam Collins and Joe Corcoran. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Miriam Collins (concertina), Joe Corcoran (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).
[JKn 5] James Keane. Sweeter as the Years Roll By. James Keane (accordion).
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Joe (fiddle).
[LaL] Lámh ar Lámh. Many Hands. Paul O' Shaughnessy (fiddle), Tom O'Shaughnessy (flute).
[CMcN] Christy McNamara. The House I Was Reared In. Christy McNamara (accordion, concertina, vocals). For this tune: (accordion, concertina).
[MulcFam3] Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. Reelin' in Tradition. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, melodeon), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (concertina, fiddle, harp, piano).
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 #924 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #158 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #120 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #20 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 42 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #78 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|As tune #237 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?