Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1733 (Scotsman over the Border)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||D Major|
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.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[GD] From Galway to Dublin. Early Recordings of Traditional Irish Music. Paddy Killoran (fiddle).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle). For this tune: with Austin Kelly (fiddle).
[MBP] Matt Molloy, Paul Brady, Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy. Paul Brady. Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy (flute), Paul Brady (guitar, vocals), Tommy Peoples (fiddle). For this tune: Matt Molloy (flute).
[EOD] Eugene O'Donnell. Slow Airs and Set Dances. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle).
[NHTL] Noel Hill and Tony Linnane. Noel Hill and Tony Linnane. Noel Hill (concertina), Tony Linnane (fiddle).
[JMcKllp] Jim McKillop, Josephine Keegan. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Jim McKillop (fiddle), Josephine Keegan (piano).
[TJC] Frankie Gavin and Paul Brock. Ómós do Joe Cooley. A Tribute to Joe Cooley. Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paul Brock (accordion).
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's. Jimmy Murray (flute), Jimmy Murphy (fiddle), Peter Horan (fiddle).
[MISD 6] Donncha Lynch Trio. The Magic of Irish Set Dancing. Vol. 6. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Donncha Lynch Jr. (guitar).
[MISD 7] Donncha Lynch Trio. The Magic of Irish Set Dancing. Vol. 7. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Donncha Lynch Jr. (guitar).
[JOH 1] John O'Halloran. "But Why, Johnny?". John O'Halloran (accordion). For this tune: (D melodeon).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Jim Murphy (fiddle), James Murray (flute), with Kevin Brehony (piano).
[JCrv] John Creaven. The Story So Far. John Creaven (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
[BCw 1] Brian Conway. First through the Gate. Brian Conway (fiddle).
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes). For this tune: with Mary (accordion).
[IFMCK] Connie O'Connell. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. Connie O'Connell (fiddle).
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.
|On page 233 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|As tune #89 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes.|
|As jig #5 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
|On page 27 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|On page 118 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
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?