Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1582 (Pigtown)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Single reel||16||AB||G 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).|
[Ch 2] The Chieftains. 2. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones), Seán Keane (fiddle). For this tune: Michael Tubridy (flute).
[MMM] Music at Matt Molloy's.
[DCB 1] The Doon Céilí Band. Around the World for Sport. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Kate Dowling (flute), Laura MacKenzie (flute), Brian Miller (flute), Jode Dowling (fiddle), Django Amerson (fiddle), Sean Egan (piano).
[SWlsh 5] Séamus Walshe. Turas. Séamus Walshe (accordion). For this tune: with Noel (concertina).
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 #7 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|On page 140 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|On pages 267-268 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|On page 85 of [F] S. C. Hamilton. The Irish Flute Player's Handbook.|
|As tune #20 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes.|
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?