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#3035 (Trip to Cullenstown)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Trip to Cullenstown about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording KB UC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Trip to Cullenstown, The / Trip to Cullenstown / The Raheen (also in G or A) (3rd in set The Trip to Cullenstown on A BI; 2nd in set Raheen Medley on KB UC) (composed by Phil Murphy)
To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account
Note shared with my friends:

Note to myself only:
15 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).
~19848#2
[KB UC] Kevin Burke. Up Close. Kevin Burke (fiddle). For this tune: with Murphy family (harmonicas).
~199117#3
[TrsCl] Turas Cheoil. A Musical Odyssey: A compilation of music from the traditional musicians of Toronto. Joe Byrne (Eb flute), Kevin Finnegan (accordion), David Papazian (fiddle), Brian Taheny (fiddle).
19971#1
[SCAC] Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh (fiddle), Aidan Coffey (accordion).
19982#2
[PS 7] Patrick Street. Live from Patrick Street. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion), Andy Irvine (vocals, bouzouki, mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Ged Foley (guitar, fiddle).
20016#3
[A BI] Altan. Blue Idol. Not identified in liner notes. [Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle), Dermot Byrne (accordion), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar), Dáithi Sproule (guitar)].
~200216#1
[MaRaf] Mary Rafferty. Hand-Me-Downs. Mary Rafferty (accordion, concertina, flute, whistle). For this tune: Mike Rafferty (flute).
~20109#3
[DShrdn 1] Dave Sheridan. Drivin' Leitrim Timber. Dave Sheridan (flute, guitar). For this tune: (Eb flute), with Rick Epping (jew's harp, harmonica).
~20128#3
[Rlta 1] Réalta. Open the Door for Three. Conor Lamb (pipes, whistle), Deirdre Galway (vocals, guitar, bouzouki), Aaron O'Hagan (pipes, whistle, bodhrán).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Raheen Reel
KB UC, PS 7
Maud Miller
TrsCl
Ash Plant
A BI
John Egan's Reel
DShrdn 1
John Brennan's
Rlta 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Murphy's
KB UC, PS 7
Blacksmith's Reel
SCAC
Glentaun Reel
MaRaf

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 #277 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): 1984