Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2938 (P Joe's Pecurious Pachelbel Special)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
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given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
P Joe's Pecurious Pachelbel Special / "P.J.'s Pecurious Pachelbel Special" / Pachelbel's Frolics / Cape Breton Reel (2nd in set Pachelbel's Frolics on EI 1, 3rd in set Pachelbel Reels on RT 1; 3rd in set The Finale on Socks 1)
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.
to hear the first 12 seconds.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).
[EI 1] Eileen Ivers. Eileen Ivers. Traditional Irish Music. Eileen Ivers (fiddle, mandolin, rainstick).
[NMCMM] The Northern Meeting. Celtic Music in Milwaukee. Ríra.
[RT 1] Reeltime. Reeltime. Máirin Fahy (fiddle, vocals), Éilís Egan (accordion), Chris Kelly (guitar), Benny Hayes (piano, keyboards, ukelele, vocals).
[MH 4] Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill. Live in Seattle. Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill (guitar).
[JW 2] John Williams. Steam. John Williams (accordion, concertina, whistle, flute, bodhrán). For this tune: (accordion).
[StGrmm 2] Stanley & Grimm. Another Round. . .. Nicole Engstrom aka Nikki Engstrom (fiddle), Sean Brennan (guitar, vocals).
[Socks 1] Socks in the Frying Pan. Socks in the Frying Pan. Shane Hayes (accordion), Fiachra Hayes (fiddle, banjo), Aodán Coyne (guitar, vocals).
According to my research, there are zero transcriptions that sound very similar to this tune anywhere in the indexed books, regardless of tune title. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. To learn to play this tune, simply learn it from another musician or study the recording(s) listed above.
See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.
Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1994