Ormond Sound reel

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

There are 59 recordings of this tune.

This tune 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 appears in 2 other tune collections.

Ormond Sound has been added to 30 tune sets.

Ormond Sound has been added to 266 tunebooks.

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Two settings

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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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X: 2
T: Ormond Sound
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
A2 ed BedB|AG ~G2 AGEG|Aeed (3B^cd ef|
gfga gedg|eA (3AAA BedB|AGEF G2 AG|
EA (3AAA GABd|1 gedB A2 (3EFG:|2 gedB A2 (3B^cd||
|:efge agfg|eaag edBd|(3efg fa ~g2 ge|
dgge dBGB|~c2 cA d2 (3B^cd|ef (3gfe a2 ga|
bg ~g2 agab|1 gedB A2 (3B^cd:|2 gedB A2 (3EFG|

Eight 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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Ormond Sound, X:2

Here’s a more session-y version in my opinion