COMPENDIUM TUNES

Below is a list of tunes in this compendium. Click on tune titles for sheet music and audio (where available). The tunes are presented as skeleton notations which can be freely interpreted according to the practices of traditional Irish music. All music is copyright © Frisbee Publications 2020/2021.

SLIP-SLIDES (Hybrids of Slip Jigs and Slides in 15/8 or a mix of 9/8 and 12/8 bars)

Fig and Leif’s Frolics on the Farm
Hauraki Corner

McCarthy in Antarctica
Nostalgia (from ‘Music for the Departed’)
Santa’s Slip-Slide
Sciorradh agus Sleámhnaigh (From ‘Aontacht’)
The Bunbeg

The Dowager’s Hump​
The Locrian
The Parsimonious Jig
The Ravensdale Gardener
The Road to Geraldine
The Vaccination Jig
Tuneberg’s Jig

JUMP JIGS (J6/8 igs with occasional 9/8 bars)

The Lemon Jig

LONG JIGS (Jigs with more bars than a regular jig)

Awatiro

SEA JIGS (Maritime-themed Jigs with syncopated beats)

Choppy Waters

The Tucker Thompson
CLIPPED JIGS (Jigs with one beat less than usual, putting them in 5/8)
The Clipper
CLIPPED SLIDES
(Slides with one beat less than usual, putting them in 11/8)
The Hare in the Vineyard
HOP SLIDES
(Slides with one beat more than usual, putting them in 13/8)
Off With Your Kilter
HOP HIGHLANDS
Lucky’s Highland
HOP FLINGS (Highland Flings with extra ‘hop’ beats)
Beau’s Hop Around the Kiwi Orchard
SLIP STRATHSPEYS
(Strathspeys with extra bars which turn the metre into 9/4)
A Strathspey for Frankie (From Omos do Frankie Kennedy)
CLIPPED MAZURKAS
(Mazurkas with occasional 2/4 bars between regular 3/4 bars)
The Lakeside Mazurka (From ‘Errigal Suite’)
HOP HORNPIPES
(Hornpipes with occasional extra 5/4 or 6/4 bars which hop the beat)
The Mystic
The Rolling Hills of Te Uku
Wither Hills Vines
HOP REELS (Reels with extra beats interrupting the usual straight 4/4, 2/2 or 8/8 meters. Also includes 6/4 reels)
Bats on the Boyne
Beau’s Bounce
Charlie’s Chomp
Ríl Airgíalla
The Woman in the Bog
SLIP REELS (Reels with extra bars which turn the meter into 9/8 or 9/4)
CUIG REELS (Reels in 5/4)
Running Out of Gas
CLIPPED REELS (Reels with one beat less than usual, putting them in 7/8 or 7/4)
7th Heaven
No Name Road
Seven in Blenheim
The Off-Hand Reel
HOP POLKAS
Begley’s Belt
Pizza Polka
September Spring
Wrestling Rhubarb
CLIPPED POLKAS
(Polkas with one beat less than usual, putting them in 5/8 or 5/4)
CLIPPED HIGHLANDS
An Beirneach
Karaka Lobster
CLIPPED STRATHSPEYS
Lochmara Llamas
BULGAELIC JIGS
The Jab Jig