Jug of Punch (1)

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JUG OF PUNCH [1] (Cruisgin/Cruiscin an Dige, Crúiscín Dí (An)). Irish, Reel. D Aeolian (Brody): D Dorian (Mulvihill, O'Neill/Krassen): D Dorian/Mixolydian (Armagh Pipers): D Major/Mixolydian (O'Neill/1850 & 1001). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The word 'punch', first recorded in English in 1669, derives from a Hindi word, panch, meaning 'five', because of its five ingredients: spirits, water, lemon-juice, sugar and spices.

Sources for notated versions: Kathleen Collins [Brody]; Brendan Mulvihill (Baltimore, Md.) [Mulvihill].

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; pg. 153. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 78, p. 21. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 160. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1542, p. 285. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 758, p. 132. Vallely (Play Fifty Reels with the Armagh Pipers Club), 1982; No. 11, p. 7.

Recorded sources: Cló Iar-Chonnachta, CICD 148, Mick Conneely - "Selkie" (2001). FFS 002, Pete Cooper - "The Wounded Hussar." Nimbus NI 5320, Tommy Peoples - "Fiddle Sticks: Irish Traditional Music from Donegal" (1991). Ossian OSS, John Rea - "Traditional Music on the Hammered Dulcimer." Shanachie 29002, "Kathleen Collins" (1976). Shanachie 34017, Paddy Carty - "Traditional Music of Ireland." Shanachie 79067, The Boys of the Lough - "Farewell and Remember Me." Front Hall 09, How To Change a Flat Tire- "A Point of Departure." Paddy Glackin & J. Jackson - "The Hidden Ground." Jimmy Power - "Irish Fiddle Player."

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]
Hear Eddie Kelly's 1985 recording at the Comhaltas Archive [3] (second in set with "Sean Ryan's")




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