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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1007 (Jug of Punch)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Jug of Punch about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording KClns 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBD Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Jug of Punch, The / An Crúiscín Dí (2nd in set Captain O Kane on NNC 1; 1st in mislabeled set Killavil Fancy / Coleman's Cross on OMcA) (also in E or G) (compare #3047 and compare one of the settings of Humours of Tullycrine #184)

cd Discography

Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
~197513#1
[PCt] Paddy Carty. Traditional Irish Music. Paddy Carty (flute).
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~19769#1
[KClns 1] Kathleen Collins. Traditional Music of Ireland. Kathleen Collins (fiddle).
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~19877#2
[Boys 13] Boys of the Lough. Farewell and Remember Me. Aly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McConnell (flute, whistle, vocals), Dave Richardson (concertina, mandolin, cittern), Christy O'Leary (pipes, whistle, vocals), John Coakley (guitar, piano, bodhrán, mandolin, fiddle). For this tune: 1st time Cathal (flute), then with Aly (fiddle).
Go to Album
19918#1
[FS] Fiddle Sticks. Irish Traditional Music from Donegal. Tommy Peoples.
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~19935#2
[JMd 1] Joanie Madden. A Whistle on the Wind. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle). For this tune: (flute).
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~19951#2
[JW 1] John Williams. John Williams. John Williams (accordion, concertina).
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~19969#2
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
Go to Album
~19962.17#2
[GL20] Green Linnet Records. The Twentieth Anniversary Collection. Joe Burke.
Go to Album
19999#1
[MCnnly] Mick Conneely. Selkie. Mick Conneely (fiddle, bouzouki). For this tune: Mick Senior (fiddle).
Go to Album
20021.7#1
[KCThtr] Live from the Katharine Cornell Theater. Traditional Irish Music. Liz Kane (fiddle), Yvonne Kane (fiddle).
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~20061#1
[Srnd] Mick McAuley and Winifred Horan. Serenade. Mick McAuley (accordion, vocals, whistle, bodhrán, keyboards, percussion, guitar), Winifred Horan (fiddle, vocals).
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~20073#3 (2:49)
[OMcA] Oisín McAuley. Far from the Hills of Donegal. Oisín McAuley (fiddle, guitar).
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~200710#2
[NNC 1] Niamh Ní Charra. Ón Dá Thaobh. From Both Sides. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina). For this tune: (fiddle).
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~200711#1
[CMcN] Christy McNamara. The House I Was Reared In. Christy McNamara (accordion, concertina, vocals). For this tune: (accordion), with Martin Hayes (fiddle) and Liam Lewis (fiddle).
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Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #1542 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #758 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 160 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #11 in [P50] Brian and Eithne Vallely. Play 50 Reels. [available]
On page 153 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook. [available]
As reel #78 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As reel #10 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions. [available]
As reel #160 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]

If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1903