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Tune ID#1700 (Petticoat Loose)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Petticoat Loose about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording TTItself (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBA Minor
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Petticoat Loose / Peireacót Scaoilte / The Rooms of Dooagh / The Rooms of Doogh / Con Carthy's / Pat Canny's Jig (also in G Minor, D Minor, A Dorian, or A Mixolydian) (compare 2nd part with 2nd part of Bryan O'Lynn #238)
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Discography cd

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 (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
19777#1
[JOL 1] Johnny O'Leary. Music for the Set. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
199210#2
[MH 1] Martin Hayes. Martin Hayes. Martin Hayes (fiddle).
~199410#1
[MMcNmr 1] Mary MacNamara. Traditional Music from East Clare. Mary MacNamara (concertina). For this tune: (C#/G# concertina), with Martin Hayes (fiddle).
~200310#1
[CarbQ 1] Angelina Carberry and Martin Quinn. Angelina Carberry and Martin Quinn. Angelina Carberry (banjo), Martin Quinn (accordion, melodeon).
~200414#1
[TTItself] Maeve Donnelly and Peadar O'Loughlin. The Thing Itself. Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Peadar O'Loughlin (flute).
~200410#2
[OHrth] Mary Mac Namara, Andrew Mac Namara. Open Hearth. Mary Mac Namara (concertina), Andrew Mac Namara (accordion).
~20077#1
[RdOnly] Brian McNamara and Tim Collins. Reed Only. Brian McNamara (pipes), Tim Collins (concertina).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
I Buried My Wife and Danced on Top of Her
MH 1
Sweet Biddy Daly
OHrth
Played beforeOn Albums
Mist-Covered Mountain
MH 1
Walls of Liscarroll
MMcNmr 1
Cornelius Curtin's Big Balloon
CarbQ 1
Jimmy Neary's
TTItself
Crónán na nGabhar
RdOnly

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 musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #826 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #90 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
On page 30 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #79 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [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