Here’s some other sources of tunes you might find useful. If you look at nothing else make sure you check out Charlie Montomery’s tunes on this website.
Paddy Fahey tunes:
- Paddy Fahey tunes compiled by Maria Holohan (PDF - 3M) (just the tunes)
- The Tune Compositions of Paddy Fahey, Maria Holohon, MA Thesis, 1995 (PDF - 33M)
The Northern Fiddler - Music and Musicians of Donegal and Tyrone:
- The Northern Fiddler - Online
- The Northern Fiddler (PDF - 11M)- just the tunes!
- The Northern Fiddler, Allen Feldman & Eamonn O’Doherty (PDF - 34M) - complete book
Inishowen Traditional Music Project - Music from the Inishowen Peninsula, Donegal:
Sets of tunes put together by Paddy O’Brien:
- O’Brien Tunes - Online
- Tune Sets Arranged by Paddy O’Brien, Co. Tipperary (PDF) - local copy
- Tune Sets Arranged by Paddy O’Brien, Co. Tipperary (PDF) - original
Dunedin Fiddle Orchestra:
Sean Manning’s Sets (Dunedin):
Begged Borrowed and Stolen:
Some other tunebooks from early days of ABC i.e. the 1990s:
You can also get copies of the ABC files that were used to generate some of these PDFs:
Tunebooks for this site
We’ve decided to stop producing PDF versions of tunebooks for this site as it was difficult for us to maintain and we felt it led to people printing copies which meant trees were being cut down.
You can download a file containing all the ABCs used on this site. There are a number of tools you can use to read this file and print copies of tunes from it. We’ve used EasyABC in the past.