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#834 (High Road to Dublin)

Transcription of first 2 bars of High Road to Dublin about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording A 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?BarsMode ?
Slip jig16E Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
High Road to Dublin, The / An Bóthar Mór go Baile Átha Cliath / The Way to Dublin / The Humours of Whiskey / Humours of Whiskey / The Boy in the Basket / Sally Hegarty's Jig (also in F#) (compare Humours of Whiskey #871)
To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account
Note shared with my friends:

Note to myself only:
3 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).
~198710#1
[A 1] Frankie Kennedy and Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh. Altan. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Frankie Kennedy (flute). For this tune: Mairéad (fiddle).
~199610#2
[DByrn] Dermot Byrne. Dermot Byrne. Dermot Byrne (accordion, melodeon).
~20073#2
[CAdz 1] Charlene Adzima. The Initiation. Charlene Adzima (fiddle, viola, vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Hardiman the Fiddler
DByrn
What Care I for the Minister?
CAdz 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Fairy Jig
A 1

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 #97 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
On page 61 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler. [available]
On page 29 of [SK] Sean Keane. Fifty Fiddle Solos. [available]
As slipjig #21 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): 1970