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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#4927 (Chorus Reel)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Chorus Reel about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JOS 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32ABCDD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Chorus Reel, The / The Glen Road to Carrick (2nd in set The Glen Road to Carrick on FullSt 2) (compare Glen Road to Carrick #732; compare 3rd part with 3rd part of Chorus Reel #319)
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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).
~19871#1
[JOS 1] Jerry O'Sullivan. The Invasion. Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes). For this tune: with Seamus Egan (banjo).
~20131#2
[FullSt 2] FullSet. Notes after Dark. Janine Redmond (accordion), Martino Vacca (pipes, whistle), Michael Harrison (fiddle, snare drum), Teresa Hogan (vocals, flute), Eamonn Moloney (bodhrán, glockenspiel, percussion), Andrew Meaney (guitar, bass guitar).
~20132#2
[ForGems] Peter Carberry and Pádraig McGovern. Forgotten Gems. Peter Carberry (accordion), Pádraig McGovern (B pipes, D pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Gus Jordan's
FullSt 2
Blackbird
ForGems
Played beforeOn Albums
Ashmolean House
JOS 1
Edenderry Reel
FullSt 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 #1223 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #500 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [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