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Tune ID#2722 (Scully Casey's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Scully Casey's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording SK 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Hornpipe32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Scully Casey's / Scully Casey's Hornpipe / Take Your Churn / Bobby Casey's / A Clare Hornpipe / Humours of Tullycryan (2nd in set The Humours of Tullycrine on SK 1)
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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.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
19661#2
[BC 3] Bobby Casey. The Spirit of West Clare. Bobby Casey (fiddle, whistle).
~197514#2
[SK 1] Seán Keane. Gusty's Frolicks. Seán Keane (fiddle).
~19813#1
[CtL] Peg McGrath, Mary Mulholland, Kathleen Smyth. Cherish the Ladies. Disc 9 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Peg McGrath (flute), Kathleen Smyth (fiddle), Mary Mulholland (piano).
~19989#1
[JMcE] John McEvoy. Returning. John McEvoy (fiddle).
~199910#1
[BRny 1] Brian Rooney. The Godfather. Brian Rooney (fiddle).
~201110#2
[NFBolg] Jack Talty, Cormac Begley. Na Fir Bolg. Jack Talty (concertina), Cormac Begley (concertina). For this tune: (Bb/F concertinas).
201411#1
[SSands] Seamus Sands. Across Bridges. Traditional Irish Fiddle Playing. Seamus Sands (fiddle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Poll Ha'penny
BC 3
Humours of Tullycrine
SK 1
Broomstick
NFBolg
Played beforeOn Albums
Callaghan's Hornpipe
CtL
Humours of Tullycrine
JMcE
Murphy's Hornpipe
BRny 1
Her Golden Hair Hanging Down Her Back
SSands

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 #212 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As hp #2 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [available]
As hp #44 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): 1966