Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#677 (Frieze Breeches)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||80||AABBCCDDEE||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).|
[IDM 1] Irish Dance Music. Flanagan Brothers.
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. James Morrison (fiddle).
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[LR 1] Leo Rowsome. Classics of Irish Piping. Leo Rowsome (pipes).
[KF] Padraig O'Keefe, Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford. Kerry Fiddles. Padraig O'Keefe (fiddle), Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: Clifford.
[PKlly] Patrick Kelly. Patrick Kelly From Cree. Fiddle Music. Patrick Kelly (fiddle).
[MGm] Michael Gorman. The Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo. Michael Gorman (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: a nephew of Michael Gorman's named Michael Gorman (flute).
[FD 1] Finbarr Dwyer. [Finbarr Dwyer. Irish Traditional Accordionist]. Disc 2 of of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[FTIM] Festival of Traditional Irish [Music]. Discs 7 and 8 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Sean McGuire (fiddle), Roger Sherlock (flute).
[AClareSn] Willy Clancy and various. A Clare Session with Willy Clancy and Friends. Willy Clancy (pipes), presumably with Peadar O'Loughlin (flute), Jimmy Ward (banjo), Martin Talty, and others..
[SE 3] Séamus Ennis. The Wandering Minstrel. Seamus Ennis (pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).
[SE 6] Séamus Ennis. The Return from Fingal. Séamus Ennis (pipes, vocals). For this tune: (pipes).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Pat Mitchell.
[Plx 4] Planxty. Collection. Unidentified on this reissue.
[JMcKllp] Jim McKillop, Josephine Keegan. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Jim McKillop (fiddle), Josephine Keegan (piano).
[SWW] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The South West Wind. Traditional Music from County Clare. Ronan Browne (pipes), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle). For this tune: (B pipes), (fiddle).
[SDI 2] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume II. Denis McMahon (fiddle), Paudy Scully (flute), Timmy O'Connor (melodeon), Michael Tubridy (flute), Tommy McCarthy (concertina), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
[JDr 3] Joe Derrane. The Tie that Binds. Joe Derrane (accordion). For this tune: with Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes).
[THwtB] Seamus Tansey and Jim McKillop. To Hell with the Begrudgers. Seamus Tansey (flute), Jim McKillop (fiddle).
[CODnl 1] Colm O'Donnell. Farewell to Evening Dances. Colm O'Donnell (flute, whistle). For this tune: (lilting).
[Provd 1] Providence. Providence. John Wynne (flute, whistle), Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina, accordion), Méabh O'Hare (fiddle), Joan McDermott (vocals), Paul Doyle (guitar, bouzouki, vocals).
[HOP] Claire Byrne, Darragh Murphy, Barry Kerr, Patrick Davey. The Humours of Piping. Claire Byrne (pipes), Darragh Murphy (pipes), Barry Kerr (pipes), Patrick Davey (pipes). For this tune: Claire Byrne.
[KCThtr] Live from the Katharine Cornell Theater. Traditional Irish Music. Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[TP 8] Tommy Peoples. Waiting for a Call. Tommy Peoples (fiddle). For this tune: with John Doyle (guitar).
[JCt 4] John Carty. At It Again. John Carty (fiddle).
[CLnn 2] Charlie Lennon. Turning the Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, viola, piano, harpsichord, bass, keyboards).
[MCny 2] Michael Cooney. Just Piping. Michael Cooney (pipes).
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.
|As tune #1051 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #260 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On pages 17-18 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
|As tune #12 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|As tune #65 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #101 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|As tune #102 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 61 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On pages 113-114 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As tune #275 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #42 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 136 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As jig #35 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #191 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?