Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#697 (Gander in the Pratie Hole)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||D Mixolydian|
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).|
[TPtts] Tommy Potts. The Liffey Banks. Tommy Potts (fiddle).
[SE 4] Séamus Ennis. Forty Years of Irish Piping. Seamus Ennis (pipes except where whistle or vocals noted). For this tune: (C# pipes).
[Plx 4] Planxty. Collection. Unidentified on this reissue. For this tune: 1st time Liam O'Flynn (pipes).
[Scglen 2] Scartaglen. The Middle Path. Connie Dover (keyboard, vocals), Frank Martin (flute, whistle, bones), Kirk Lynch (pipes, bouzouki, guitar, whistle, mandolin), Roger Landes (cittern, mandolin, guitar, bodhrán), Matt Kirby (hammered dulcimer, bodhrán), Mike Dugger (guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals).
[THny 1] Therese Honey. Mosaic. Therese Honey (harp).
[TCB 3] The Tulla Ceili Band. A Celebration of 50 Years. P. J. Hayes (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Francis Donnellan (fiddle), Mark Donnellan (fiddle), J. J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), Jim Corry (piano), Michael Flanigan (drums).
[PCln] Pat Cloonan. Pat Cloonan's Thanksgiving. Patrick Cloonan (accordion). For this tune: with Martin Hayes (fiddle).
[NMllgn 2] Neil Mulligan. The Leitrim Thrush. Neil Mulligan (C# pipes).
[TMacMn 2] Tony Mac Mahon. Mac Mahon from Clare. Tony Mac Mahon (accordion).
[PHCB] Public House Ceili Band. Go Figure. Dan Cobb (banjo), Dave Delgado (whistle), Alan Ng (fiddle), Bob Newton (octave mandolin).
[IBrgd 10] The Irish Brigade (and Friends). Live at the Half Time Rec. Mike Wallace (guitar, bodhrán, bass, vocals), Sean Conway (flute, whistle, guitar, vocals), John Wright (bass), Karie Oberg (vocals), Mike Ryan (dumbek). For this tune: Sean Conway (whistle).
[TCB 4] The Tulla Céilí Band. 60th Anniversary Celebration. Mark Donnellan (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Jim Corry (piano), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), J.J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Martin Glynn (flute), Mick Flanagan (drums).
[Chlr 3] Chulrua. The Singing Kettle. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Patrick Ourceau (fiddle), Pat Egan (guitar, vocals).
[MMcHugh] Martin McHugh. The Master's Choice. Martin McHugh (accordion). For this tune: with Laura (flute).
[Yanks 2] The Yanks. Haymaker. Dan Gurney (accordion), Dylan Foley (fiddle, whistle), Sean Earnest (guitar, bouzouki), Isaac Alderson (flute, pipes, tenor saxophone, whistle).
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 #30 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 176 of [CITM] Fintan Vallely. The Companion to Irish Traditional Music.|
|On pages 97-98 of [TOC] Tomás Ó Canainn. Traditional Music in Ireland.|
|On page 24 of [SK] Sean Keane. Fifty Fiddle Solos.|
|On page 70 of [F] S. C. Hamilton. The Irish Flute Player's Handbook.|
|As tune #41 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 83 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 137 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #39 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As jig #92 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
|As tune #232 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?