Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#742 (Gold Ring)
|Rhythm ?||Mode ?|
|Double jig||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).|
[SE 6] Séamus Ennis. The Return from Fingal. Séamus Ennis (pipes, vocals). For this tune: (pipes).
[WC 3] Willie Clancy. The Pipering of Willie Clancy. Volume 2. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
[SK 1] Seán Keane. Gusty's Frolicks. Seán Keane (fiddle).
[MM 1] Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
[SotC] Armagh Pipers Club. Armagh Pipers' Club [Song of the Chanter]. Disc 10 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Paul Davis (concertina, flutes, harmonica), Eithne Vallelly (fiddle), Pat Daly (harp), Brian Vallelly (pipes, whistle, flute), Niall Vallelly (bodhran). For this tune: Brian Vallely (pipes).
[FlgDub] Paddy Glackin, Mick Gavin, Michael O'Brien. The Flags of Dublin. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Mick Gavin (flute), Michael O'Brien [known later as:] Mick O'Brien (pipes). For this tune: Michael (pipes).
[Oisn 2] Oisín. Bealoideas. Seamus McGowan (guitar, vocals), Tom McDonagh (bouzouki), Geraldine McGowan (vocals, bodhrán, recorder), Brian McDonagh (guitar, mandolin), Mick Davis (fiddle, vocals).
[Kn] Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon. In Knocknagree. Noel Hill (concertina), Tony MacMahon (accordion). For this tune: Noel Hill (concertina).
[COG 1] Conal O Gráda. The Top of Coom. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
[TKn] Tommy Keane. The Piper's Apron. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
[SCAC] Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh (fiddle), Aidan Coffey (accordion).
[NVall 1] Niall Vallely. Beyond Words. Niall Vallely (concertina, keyboard). For this tune: with Cillian Vallely (pipes).
[EOR] Eoin Ó Riabhaigh. Tiomnacht. Handed On. Eoin Ó Riabhaigh (pipes).
[KCThtr] Live from the Katharine Cornell Theater. Traditional Irish Music. Niall Vallely (concertina), Cillian Vallely (pipes).
[TMIYD] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. Touch Me If You Dare. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: (pipes), (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 #708 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #12 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 28 of [LPUP] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Uilleann Pipes.|
|As tune #9 in volume 3 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle.|
|As tune #139 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 72 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On pages 123-124 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As tune #51 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 84 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 141 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #43 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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?