An Port is Déanaí–The Ormond Sound

ImageI have been learning a handful of tunes lately, but the latest is The Ormond Sound reel–a lovely, slightly complicated tune written by a gentleman named Paddy O’Brien (1922-1991), an accordion and fiddle player from County Tipperary. Though the title of the tune makes you think of a body of water, it actually refers to the sound of the Ormond Céilí Band, which was led by Mr. O’Brien. Click HERE for more information about Paddy O’Brien.



Second tune here, at about 1:10:

On solo flute:

Anyone interested in more of Paddy O’Brien’s compositions will find this compilation, published shortly after his death, of interest.