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#1972 (A Trip to the Cottage)

Transcription of first 2 bars of A Trip to the Cottage about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JB 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
A Trip to the Cottage / Trip to the Cottage / The Trip to the Cottage / Turas chun an Teachín / Cuairt ar an Teachín / Turas 'un Tí / The Self (6th in set Light Jigs on TrsCl; 1st part appears as recurring part in dance The Bridge of Athlone in book A) (also in A or D) (note the unusual 1st part on JKm, duplicated on Ev, which is furthermore the same as the 1st part of Sean Coughlan's #6257)
To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account
Note shared with my friends:

Note to myself only:
19 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).
19281#1
[OTPR] Oldtime Records. Vol. 3. Piping Rarities. William Andrews (pipes).
192915#1
[JKm] John J. Kimmel. John J. Kimmel. Early Recordings of Irish Traditional Dance Music. John J. Kimmel (accordion).
192910#3
[ITWWW] "If There Weren't Any Women in the World". Leo Molloy's Siamsa Gaedheal Band: possibly Tom Page (fiddle), Mrs. Sheridan (fiddle), Mrs. Whelan (fiddle), Dave Page (pipes), Tommy Breen (piccolo).
~19733#1
[JB 2] Joe Burke with Charlie Lennon. Traditional Music of Ireland. Joe Burke (accordion), with Charlie Lennon (piano).
19767#2
[JsMcD] Josie McDermott. Darby's Farewell. Josie McDermott (flute, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (flute).
~197912#2
[Ev] Kevin Burke and Jackie Daly. Eavesdropper. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina). For this tune: 1st time Jackie Daly (accordion).
~199515#1
[CDrny 3] Chris Droney. The Fertile Rock. Chris Droney (accordion).
~199616#6
~199713#2
[WyndTrn] Dan Healy and Ciaran O'Raghallaigh. The Wyndy Turn. Dan Healy (flute), Ciaran O Raghallaigh (fiddle).
20003#2
[DMeehan] Danny Meehan. Navvy on the Shore. Danny Meehan (fiddle).
~20071.8#1
[CLnn 2] Charlie Lennon. Turning the Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, viola, piano, harpsichord, bass, keyboards).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Paddy from Portlaw
ITWWW
Dominic's Farewell to Cashel
JsMcD
O'Keeffe's
Ev
Buttermilk Mary
WyndTrn
Johnny's So Long at the Fair
DMeehan
Girls of Banbridge
TrsCl
Played beforeOn Albums
Mouse in the Cupboard
OTPR
Tatter Jack Walsh
JB 2
Butlers of Glen Avenue
CDrny 3
Pathway to the Well
CLnn 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 tune #802 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #74 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #82 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #12 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler." [available]
As tune #121#2 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler." [available]
On page 25 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #136 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #25 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. [available]
In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].
As jig #138 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1903