Welcome Home Grainne jig

Also known as Grainne, Grainne’s Welcome, Grainne’s Welcome Home, Grania’s Welcome Home, Johnny The Jumper, Welcome Home, Graniu.

There are 17 recordings of this tune.

Welcome Home Grainne appears in 1 other tune collection.

Welcome Home Grainne has been added to 4 tune sets.

Welcome Home Grainne has been added to 119 tunebooks.

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Four settings

1
X: 1
T: Welcome Home Grainne
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amix
|:eAA cBA|eAA f^ga|eAA c2 e|dBG Bcd|
eAA cBA|ed=c B2 A|GBd gfe|dBG Bcd:|
|:cBA a^ga|ecA Bcd|cBA gfg|dBG Bcd|
cBA agf|gfe ~f3|dfa gfe|dBG Bcd:|
# Added by errik .
2
X: 2
T: Welcome Home Grainne
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amix
|: eAA cBA | eAA ~f3 | eAA cde | dBG Bcd |
eAA cBA | ed=c ~B2 A | GBd gfe | dBG Bcd :|
|: cBA a3 | ecA Bcd | cBA ~g3 | dBG Bcd |
cBA aAA | gAA ~f3 | def gfe | dBG Bcd :|
3
X: 3
T: Welcome Home Grainne
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
eAA cBA|eAA f^ga|eAA c2e|dBG Bcd|!eAA cBA|edc B2A|GFG gfg|dBG Bcd:||!
cBA a^ga|cBA Bcd|cBA gfg|dBG Bcd|!cBA a^ga|edc B2A|GFG gfg|dBG Bcd:||!
4
X: 4
T: Welcome Home Grainne
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
g/f/ | eAA cBA | eAA fga | eAA c2e | dBG Bcd |
eAA cBA | eAA B2A | GBG gfg | dBG Bcd :|
cBA a^ga | cBA Bcd | cBA gfg | dBG Bcd |
cBA a^ga | cBA B2A | GBG gfg | dBG Bcd :|

Nine comments

Played by Altan

On one of their recordings—sorry can’t remember which one…

Paul McGrattan also recorded a very imaginative version of the tune on flute. The notes suggest it was in the repertoire of John Doherty. Thank you for reminding me. Now I have to learn it!

"Grania’s Welcome Home" (The Jig) / "Welcome Home Grainne" ~ duplication rescued

Key signature: A Mixolydian
Submitted on November 19th 2007 by Guidus.
~ /tunes/7984

X: 2
T: Grania’s Welcome Home (The Jig)
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Amix
|: eAA cBA | eAA ~f3 | eAA cde | dBG Bcd |
eAA cBA | ed=c ~B2 A | GBd gfe | dBG Bcd :|
|: cBA a3 | ecA Bcd | cBA ~g3 | dBG Bcd |
cBA aAA | gAA ~f3 | def gfe | dBG Bcd :|

This is part 2 (The Jig) of Grania’s Welcome Home set. Please see part 1 (The March) for details. (?)

# Posted on November 19th 2007 by Guidus

Now compare this tune with the first and third part of Langstrom’s Pony ?

"The Northern Fiddler: Music and Musicians of Donegal and Tyrone"

Allen Feldman: general text & music editor
&
Eamonn O’Doherty: introduction, drawings and photographs
Blackstaff Press, 1979, Belfast, Northern Ireland
ISBN: 0-85640-155-2

Page 86 ~ "Grania’s Welcome Home" (March, Jig and Reel) Johnny Doherty

A mixo-ionian

Am I allowed here to whisper I hate the c natural in the first part? keep it sharp! (the first word in this sentence does not mean Aminor)

Johnny The Jumper

This is a dorian version of the tune as found in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland. The original is in mixolydian.

Welcome Home Grainne, X:3

The dorian version of this tune from O’Neill’s 1001 (#297) called "Johnny The Jumper".