Tune Search
Sign in or join  to see your:     Home   Playlists   Practice Machine   Stats   Friends   Albums   Preferences   Sign out

Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1065 (Kylebrack Rambler)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Kylebrack Rambler about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording A IA (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel48AABBCCD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Kylebrack Rambler / Kyle Brack Rambler / Kylebrack Ramblers / The Kylebrack Rambler / Kyle Brack Reel / Finbar Dwyer's Fancy (3rd in set Slides & Reels on Drv 1; 1st in set Tunes with Johnny on LzKnls 2) (also in A, also only 1st part doubled, also without 3rd part) (composed by Finbarr Dwyer aka Finbar Dwyer)
To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account
Note shared with my friends:

Note to myself only:
9 members play this tune.
0 of them are your friends.

Suggest this Tune

To:
Comment to friend:
map of tune distribution
Where members are who play this tune.

Discography cd

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.

Click play below to hear the first 12 seconds.
Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~197415#1
~19798#1
[BHIW] Dolores Keane & John Faulkner. Broken Hearted I'll Wander. Dolores Keane (vocals, concertina, flute ,whistle, hurdy gurdy, bodhrán), John Faulkner (vocals, guitar, hurdy gurdy, bouzouki).
~199212#3
[Drv 1] Dervish. Harmony Hill. Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhrán, bones), Liam Kelly (flute, whistle, vocals), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Shane McAleer (fiddle, viola), Brian McDonagh (mandola, mandolin), Michael Holmes (bouzouki, guitar). For this tune: Liam Kelly (flute).
19936#2
[A IA] Altan. Island Angel. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Frankie Kennedy (flute, whistle, vocals), Mark Kelly (guitar, vocals), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle, vocals), Dáithi Sproule (guitar, vocals). For this tune: (fiddle), with Dermot Byrne (accordion).
19966#1
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute).
19995#1
[JWh 8] John Whelan. Celtic Roots. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: John Whelan (accordion).
20087#2
[RedW] The Red Wellies. The Red Wellies. Claudine "Beanie" Odell (fiddle), Duncan Wickel (fiddle, pipes), Vincent Fogarty (bouzouki).
~201012#1
[LzKnls 2] Liz Knowles. Making Time. Liz Knowles (fiddle, strings). For this tune: with Johnny B. Connolly (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Con Carthy's Favourite
Drv 1
Humours of Andytown
A IA
Gypsy Princess
RedW
Played beforeOn Albums
Miss McGuiness
BHIW
Primrose Lass
Drv 1
Gladstone
A IA
Butterfly Reel
BrdgGap
Tempest
JWh 8
Graf Spee
BICM
Ríl uí Sheachnasaigh
LzKnls 2

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As reel #138 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
As reel #172 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As reel #228 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [available]

If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1974