Ormond Sound reel

Also known as Ormand Sound, Ormonde Sound, Paddy O’Brien’s, Saving The Hay.

There are 52 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Iniscealtra (lots of times), Town Teine (lots of times), Fred Finn’s (a few times), Hill 60 (a few times) and The Coalminer’s (a few times).

Ormond Sound has been added to 22 tune sets.

Ormond Sound has been added to 244 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Ormond Sound
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:A2 ed BedB|AG (3GGG AGEG|A2 ed (3B^cd ef|
gfga gedg|eA (3AAA BedB|AGEF G3 A|
EA (3AAA GABd|1 gedB A2 (3EFG:|2 gedB A3 e||
|:efge agfg|e ~a3 edBd|(3efg fa ~g3 e|
dgge dBGB|cBcA d^cdB|efge a2 ga|
bg (3ggg agab|1 gedB A3 e:|2 gedB A2 (3EFG|
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Seven comments

Ormond Sound

Since we have Johnny B. Connolly’s Bridgetown cd posted in the Recordings archive, it seemed fitting to post a tune that’s on the cd. Ormond Sound is a Paddy O’Brien composition, an accordion and fiddle player from County Tipperary. He led the Ormond Ceili Band and wrote many of the tunes they played.

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Aka Saving the Hay

On his cd, The Dangerous Reel, Mike Rafferty calls this Saving the Hay and credits Paddy O’Brien as the composer. No word on where the Hay title comes from.

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Heh. Figures…

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Heh, silver bow, you’ll notice I posted this ***8*** years ago. :-)

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