Black Pat reel

Also known as Black Pat’s.

There are 30 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Lads Of Laois (lots of times), The Big Reel Of Ballynacally (lots of times), Ciaran Tourish (a few times) and Larry’s Favourite (a few times).

Black Pat has been added to 18 tune sets.

Black Pat has been added to 247 tunebooks.

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Five settings

X: 1
T: Black Pat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Fmaj
D3E|:F3A d2cA|G2AG FDDE|F3A dccA|Acfa g2fg|
af~f2 gfdc|(3ccA cA GFDE|FEFA dccA|1 GcAG F4:|2 GcAG F3 D||
CF~F2 FDCD|~F3G Ad ~d2|c2AF ~c2AF|G2AG FDDE|
F3G FDCD|FEFA d2fg|af~f2 gfdf|cfag f4|
c3A AGFD|CDFG Ad~d2|~c2AF cFAF|~G2AG FDDE|
F3G FDCD|FEFA d2fg|af~f2 gfdf|cfag f4|
|:~a3f cdcd|fdcA F4|a2fc acfc|dggf g2fg|
~a3f dfcd|fdcA (3Bcd fg|a2gf dccA|GFFD F4:|
X: 2
T: Black Pat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: ~G3B e2dB | ADBA GEDE | GFGB edBA | (3Bcd gb a2ga |
bg~g2 aged | B2dB AGED | ~G3B eddB | ADBA G2BA :|
~G3A GEDE | ~G3A Be~e2 | d2BG dGBG | AGBA GEDE |
~G3A GEDE | ~G3A (3Bcd ga | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g4 ||
d3B BAGE | DEGA Be~e2 | d2BG dGBG | AGBA GEDE |
~G3A GEDE | ~G3A (3Bcd ga | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g4 ||
|: ~b3g egdg | gedB G4 | b2gd b2gd | eaag abga |
~b3g egdg | gedB dega | bgag eddB | AGGF G4 :|
X: 3
T: Black Pat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: ~G3 B e2 dB | ADBA GE ~E2 | ~G3 B edBA | B/c/d gb a2 ga |
bg ~g2 aged | ABdB AGED | ~G3 B eddB |AGBA ~G3 z :|
DG ~G2 GEDE | ~G3 A Be ~e2 | d2 BG dGBG | ADBA GE ~E2 |
GFGA GEDE | ~G3 B dega | bg ~g2 ageg | dgba ~g3 z |
d3 B BAGE | DEGA Be ~e2 | d2 BG dGBG | ADBA GE ~E2 |
GFGA GEDE | ~G3 B dega | bg ~g2 ageg | dgba ~g3 z ||
|: ~b3 g egde | gedB ~G3 z | b2 gd b2 gd | ea ~a2 ~a2 ga |
b^abg egdg | gedA B/c/d ga | b2 ag eddB | AGGF ~G3 z :|
X: 4
T: Black Pat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: G3 B e2 dB |ADBA GE E2 |G3 B edBA |(3Bcd gb a2 ga |
bg g2 aged | ABdB AGED |G3 B eddB |AGBA G3 z :|
|:DG G2 GEDE |G3 A Be e2 | d2 BG ADBD | ADBA GE E2 |
GFGA GEDE | G3 B dega | bg g2 ageg | dgba g3 z |
|:d3 B BAGE | DEGA Be e2 | d2 BG dGBG | ADBA GE E2 |
GFGA GEDE |G3 B dega | bg g2 ageg | dgba g3 z ||
|:b3 g egde | gedB G3 z | b2 gd b2 gd | eaag a2 ga |
b^abg egdg |egdc (3Bcd ga | b2 ag eddB | AGGF G3 z :|
# Added by JACKB .
X: 5
T: Black Pat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
K: Gmaj
|: ~G3B eBdB | AGBA G~E3 | G3g edd^c | degb a2ga |
bg~g2 aged | ~B3d AGE2 | ~G3B e^cdB | AGBA G3D :|
D~G3 GEDE | ~G3A Be~e2 | d~B3 BABG | cABA G~E3 |
~G3A G~E3 | DEGA Bdga | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g3e |
d~B3 BAGE | DEGA B3e | d~B3 BABG | cABA G~E3|
~G3A G~E3 | DEGB dega | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g3a |
|: b2gb aged | gedB G4 | b2gd b2gd | eaa^g a2ga |
b~g3 aged | gedB dega | bgaf gedB | ~A3B G4 :|

Twenty-two comments

This was composed by Tommy Peoples.

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What key do folks play this in?

I really like this tune, but there’s no way I could play it in F up to speed on my keyless flute… does anyone play it in G in sessions?

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In G

Yep, I play this one in G in the sessions. pretty much as lunasa play it. It wouldn’t be too friendly on my pipes otherwise.

G?

Yeah, G is more common. Though I always relish a chance to play it if F if there are no flutes or pipes around. It really is loads better in F on the fiddle. Partly because you can roll the high third (A, when in F) on the fiddle. Pipes and flutes obviously have no problem rolling their top B

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A version in G

Here’s a G version for flutes and whistles - found on Trillian

X:1
T: Black Pat’s
C: Tommy Peoples
R: Reel
D: Lunasa, "Otherworld"
D: Tommy Peoples, "The Quiet Glen"
S: Spencer Nitchie <bnl@annap.infi.net> irtrad-l 2000-02-22
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: G
|: ~G3B e2dB | ADBA GEDE | GFGB edBA | (3Bcd gb a2ga |
bg~g2 aged | B2dB AGED | ~G3B eddB | ADBA G2BA :|
~G3A GEDE | ~G3A Be~e2 | d2BG dGBG | AGBA GEDE |
~G3A GEDE | ~G3A (3Bcd ga | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g4 ||
d3B BAGE | DEGA Be~e2 | d2BG dGBG | AGBA GEDE |
~G3A GEDE | ~G3A (3Bcd ga | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g4 ||
|: ~b3g egdg | gedB G4 | b2gd b2gd | eaag abga |
~b3g egdg | gedB dega | bgag eddB | AGGF G4 :|

“Black Pat’s Reel” C: Tommy Peoples ~ rescued duplication

Key signature: G Major
Submitted on July 5th 2008 by Phantom Button
~ /tunes/8681

X: 3
T: Black Pat’s
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Gmaj
|: ~G3 B e2 dB | ADBA GE ~E2 | ~G3 B edBA | B/c/d gb a2 ga |
bg ~g2 aged | ABdB AGED | ~G3 B eddB |AGBA ~G3 z :|
DG ~G2 GEDE | ~G3 A Be ~e2 | d2 BG dGBG | ADBA GE ~E2 |
GFGA GEDE | ~G3 B dega | bg ~g2 ageg | dgba ~g3 z |
d3 B BAGE | DEGA Be ~e2 | d2 BG dGBG | ADBA GE ~E2 |
GFGA GEDE | ~G3 B dega | bg ~g2 ageg | dgba ~g3 z ||
|: ~b3 g egde | gedB ~G3 z | b2 gd b2 gd | ea ~a2 ~a2 ga |
b^abg egdg | gedA B/c/d ga | b2 ag eddB | AGGF ~G3 z :|

COMMENT:

Peoples Tune

This comes off of a CD that Brad Hurley sent me containing a famous session tape from Gort in 1991. Brad added some tracks at the end that feature Kevin Crawford conducting a workshop that usually involves sitting and listening in amazement as he plays. Someone had the good sense to switch a tape recorder on and capture this tune that I’ve never heard anywhere else. If someone has a name other than what Kevin referred to it as, please elucidate.

Here’s a link to an mp3 I made of the tune:
http://www.tipsyhouse.com/Peoplestune.mp3

This tune submission is in response to this discussion:
https://thesession.org/discussions/18336

Can anyone submit the notes for the version in G pls? Thanks!

Just copy and paste the ABCs above into Concertina.net’s Tune-O-Tron converter and away you go!

what key does damien mullane play black pats in ??? thanks :)

Wow Wow Wow Wow Wow

This is an incredible tune.

"…named after my first cousin, Patrick Peoples, affectionately known as "Black Pat", due to his hair colour in his younger days, not his temperament.At all times he shows great heart." - Tommy Peoples

You can hear this tune in a Newcastle session recording here:

https://soundcloud.com/dan-foster-7/black-pats-green-fields-of

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Black Pat’s, X:4

Lovely tune

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The daughter’s rendering

here’s how Siobhan plays it with Murty Ryan on their CD. As near As I can get.

T: Black Pat
R: reel
D: Siobhan Peoples & Murty Ryan, "Time On Our Hands"
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: ~G3B eBdB | AGBA G~E3 | G3g edd^c | degb a2ga |
bg~g2 aged | ~B3d AGE2 | ~G3B e^cdB | AGBA G3D :|
D~G3 GEDE | ~G3A Be~e2 | dB3 BABG | cABA GE3 |
~G3A GE3 | DEGA Bdga | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g3d |
dB3 BAGE | DEGA B3e | dB3 BABG | cABA GE3|
~G3A G~E3 | DEGB dega | bg~g2 ageg | dgba g3a |
|: b2gb egde | gedB G4 | b2gd b2gd | eaa^g a2ga |
~b3g aged | gedB dega | bgaf gedB | ^A3B G4 :|

Re: The daughter’s rendering

Oops, mistakes. Bugger !! That last bar should be | ~A3B G4 :|. And the 4th last bar should be | b~g3 aged |

Please change Jeremy. This page won’t let me right now

Re: Black Pat

Fliúiteadóir, if you submit is as a setting, you can edit it any time.

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Siobhan Peoples’ rendering

as above