Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1440 (O'Connell's Trip To Parliament)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
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given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
O'Connell's Trip To Parliament / Trip to Parliament / The Trip to Parliament / Turas Uí Chonaill go dtí an Pharliamint / O'Connell's Welcome to Parliament / The Sporting Days of Easter / The Newmarried Couple / The Willow Tree / Bonnie Sally (also in C)
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.
to hear the first 12 seconds.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).
[MMulv 1] Martin Mulvihill with Mick Moloney. Traditional Irish Fiddling from County Limerick. Martin Mulvihill (fiddle). For this tune: with Mick Moloney (banjo).
[Ev] Kevin Burke and Jackie Daly. Eavesdropper. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina). For this tune: with Conal Ó Grada (flute).
[COG 1] Conal O Gráda. The Top of Coom. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
[MMR 1] Mike and Mary Rafferty. The Dangerous Reel. Mike Rafferty (flute, whistle, pipes), Mary Rafferty (accordion, flute, whistle).
[AbsIr] Absolutely Irish. Mike Rafferty (flute), Billy McComiskey (accordion).
[CTL 12] Cherish the Ladies. A Star in the East. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, vocals, harmony vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, mandolin, banjo), Mirella Murray (accordion), Roisin Dillon (fiddle), Kathleen Boyle (piano, harmony vocals), Michelle Burke (vocals, harmony vocals).
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 very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
|As tune #217(ii) in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. |
|As tune #217(i) in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. |
|As reel #1 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music. |
|As tune #123 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty. |
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): 1968