O'Connell's Trip to Parliament (1)

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O'CONNELL'S TRIP TO PARLIAMENT [1] (Turas Uí Chonaill go dtí an Pharlaimint). AKA and see "Bonnie Sally," "New Married Couple (3) (The)," "Sporting Days of Easter (1) (The)," "Willow Tree (5)." AKA - "The Trip to Parliament." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Tubridy): AABB (Breathnach, Harker/Rafferty). The title "O'Connell's Trip to Parliament" is what Breathnach's source, fiddler Owen Kelly (Co. Tyrone) called the tune. It is a member of the tune family that includes "Sporting Days of Easter (1) (The)."

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - fiddler Aggie White {Mrs. Sean Ryan}, 1967 (Ballinakill, Graigue, Co. Galway, Ireland) and fiddler Owen Kelly (Co. Tyrone, Ireland) [Breathnach]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 217, p. 113 (two versions). Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 123, p. 37. Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, vol. 1), 1999; p. 18.

Recorded sources: -Green Linnet SIF 1010, Martin Mulvihill - "Traditional Irish Fiddling from County Limerick" (1978). Kells Music 9509, Mike and Mary Rafferty - "The Dangerous Reel" (1995).

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]



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