Version from Oisin Mac Diarmada’s recording on Traditional Music on Fiddle, Banjo and Harp. In the sleeve notes it says that Tommy Peoples plays this tune as a waltz (Jocelyn’s) on The Quiet Glen.
I also have a recording of Tommy Peoples playing this jig in a set with the informative name "Two Jigs" on the CD "Fiddle Sticks - Irish Traditional Music from Donegal".
In typical Peoples’ style, this jig covers two octaves in 1 1/2 bars - a great excercise for arpeggios and intonation! 🙂
A great jig with a lovely melody - melody always seems to be a strong feature on any of Tommy Peoples compositions (Grainne’s jig, Green Fields of Glentown reel, etc.). The first time I heard this tune was when Tommy handed it to a fiddle class in Ennis about 9 years ago as "The Jocelyn Tree".
“The Jocelyn Tree” / “Jocelyn’s Tree”
~ named for a Portland fiddler who lived in Clare for awhile and took lessons from Tommy Peoples - she’d ride her bike up to his house and the tree she used to prop up the bike became known as Jocelyn’s tree..
# Posted on April 13th 2009 by airport
The second setting here is from the Youtube clip of Tommy playing
Edel Fox, Neill Byrne & Josh Dukes
Another nice version by Edel Fox, Neill Byrne & Josh Dukes
Tommy Peoples’, X:4
I learned this setting from Máire Ní Ghráda at the Northeast Tionól in East Durham, NY in October 2014. I’m adding it here because I think hers is a nice setting on the pipes (can’t do those low A’s that sound so great on the fiddle). I’ve tried to capture the salient aspects of her articulation, I’m sure others could find things I’ve left out, in which case, have at it!
Re: Jocelyn’s Tree
And this one