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#1973 (Brosna Slide)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Brosna Slide about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JDa 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBA Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Brosna Slide, The / The Brosna Slide No. 1 / Brosna / The Lonesome Road to Dingle / Trip to the Jacks / The Trip to the Jacks (1st in set Brosna Slides on KoKerry; mislabeled as Hornpipe for 5th figure of Mealagh Valley Jig Set on MISD 6; 2nd in set Big Mikey's Slides on SBJM 2; 1st in set The Lonesome Road to Dingle on NNC 3) (also in G or C or D)
To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account
Note shared with my friends:

Note to myself only:
45 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).
197710#1
[JOL 1] Johnny O'Leary. Music for the Set. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
197710#1
[JDa 1] Jackie Daly. Music from Sliabh Luachra. Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina).
197716#1
[RshMtn] The Rushy Mountain. Jackie Daly (accordion).
~19771.5#1
[KoKerry] Jimmy Doyle & Dan O'Leary. Traditional Music from the Kingdom of Kerry. Jimmy Doyle (accordion), Dan O'Leary (fiddle).
~197713#1
[RshMtn] The Rushy Mountain. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
~19962.9#1
[MISD 6] Donncha Lynch Trio. The Magic of Irish Set Dancing. Vol. 6. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Donncha Lynch Jr. (guitar).
200018#2 (0:51)
[ACB 1] The Abbey Céilí Band. Bruach an tSuláin. Ger Murphy (accordion), Andrew O'Connell (fiddle), Liam Forde (banjo), Micheál Creedon (bass, keyboards).
~20048#2
[Boh 4] Bohola. 4. Jimmy Keane (piano accordion, vocals, foot), Sean Cleland (fiddle), Pat Broaders (dordan, vocals), Kat Eggleston (vocals).
~20094#3
[SBJM 2] Seamus Begley and Jim Murray. Éirí Go Lá. Seamus Begley (accordion, vocals), Jim Murray (guitar, electric bass, keyboards, backing vocals, accordion).
201113#1
[JigUp] The Jig Is Up!. First Steps. Judd Heartsill (accordion, flute), Larry Mallette (flute, whistle), Diehl Moran (fiddle, banjo), Matthew Lewis (guitar, flute, whistle), Robert Shaddox (bodhrán, vocals).
20121#1
[NNC 3] Niamh Ní Charra. Cuz. A Tribute to Terry "Cuz" Teahan. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina, vocals, viola). For this tune: (fiddle), with Dónal Murphy (accordion).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Denis Murphy's
ACB 1
There Was a Lady
Boh 4
Where Is the Cat?
SBJM 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Scartaglen Slide
JOL 1, KoKerry, RshMtn
Where Is the Cat?
JDa 1, RshMtn
An Chóisir
ACB 1
Katie Scollard's Slide
Boh 4
Padraig O'Keefe's Favourite
SBJM 2
Star above the Garter
JigUp
Dave Kennedy's Gift
NNC 3

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 #307 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #84 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
On page 29 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
On page 64 of [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]
As tune #65 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. [available]
As tune #106 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides. [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): 1927