The Gullane polka

Also known as The Castleisland, The Cullane, The Guillane, Gullane, Mulcahy’s.

There are 21 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Humours Of Lisheen (a few times), Nell O’Sullivan’s (a few times), The Sliabh Luachra (a few times).

The Gullane has been added to 32 tunebooks.

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Four settings

X: 1
T: The Gullane
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
F/|:Ad BA|DF FE/D/|CE GE|BA F>G|
Ad BA|DF FE/D/|CE GC|1ED D>F:|2ED D2||
|:F2 G2|BA FD|AB/A/ GE|BA FD|
F2 G2|BA FD|AB/A/ GC|1ED D=F:|2ED D>||
ABC
X: 2
T: The Gullane
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: B/c/ |dg ed | GB BA/G/ | FA cA | ed BB/c/ |
dg e/e/d | GB- BA/G/ | F/G/A cA | AG G :|
|: G/A/ |BA/B/ cB/c/ | ed BG | de/d/ cA | ed B>^A |
B2 cB/c/ | ed BG | de/d/ cA | AG G :|
ABC
X: 3
T: The Gullane
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|: c |ea f>e | Ac cB/A/ | GB dc/d/ | fe c/B/c/d/ |
ea f>e | Ac cB/A/ | G/A/B/G/ g/f/e | A2- A :|
|: (3G/A/B/ |c2 dc/d/ | fe cA | ef/e/ dB | fe c2 |
c^B/c/ d2 | f/g/f/e/ c>d | ef/e/ dG | BA A :|
ABC
X: 4
T: The Gullane
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: Ad BA | DF FE/D/ | CE GE | BA FG |
Ad BA | DF FE/D/ | CE BA |[1 D2 D2 :|[2 D2 DE ||
|: F2 GF/G/ | BA FD | AB/A/ GE | BA FD |
F/E/D GE | BA FD | AB/A/ GE | ED D2 :|
ABC

Eight comments

Source: Beginish - "Stormy Weather"
Transcription: g.m.p.

“The Cullane Polka”

I’ve heard this raised a half step and played in the key of Eb, unkind? :-/, but it is also played in G for folks whose lower limit is D… ;-)

“The Gullane / Guillane / Cullane Polka” ~ G Major & other possibilities

X: 1134
T: The Gullane
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
R: polka
K: G Major
B/c/ |
dg ed | GB BA/G/ | FA cA | ed BB/c/ |
dg e/e/d | GB- BA/G/ | F/G/A cA | AG G :|
|: G/A/ |
BA/B/ cB/c/ | ed BG | de/d/ cA | ed B>^A |
B2 cB/c/ | ed BG | de/d/ cA | AG G :|

X: 2
T: The Gullane
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
R: polka
K: G Major
B/c/ |\
dg ed | GB BA/G/ | FA cA | ed BB/c/ |
dg e/e/d | GB- BA/G/ | F/G/A cA | AG G :|
|: G/A/ |\
BA/B/ cB/c/ | ed BG | de/d/ cA | ed B>^A |
B2 cB/c/ | ed BG | de/d/ cA | AG G :|

Finishing the job above with the back slash ~ \ ~ for Doc Dow’s Da… ;-)

Oops! & |: B/c/ |\

Jackie Daly - 3 Polkas: The Gullane / The Blackwater 1 / The Blackwater 2

The 1st of 3 polkas being given the squeeze by master Jackie, and the foot too. :-D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3lucEh4UNw


Uploaded on the 5 July 2011 ~ A selection of polkas played by Jackie Daly at the Comhaltas 60th Anniversary Concert in Tullamore on 29th April 2011.

X: 4 :The Gullane Polka”

S: Matt Cranitch - also CD: "Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly: The Living Stream" , track 11, the first polka of three
http://thesession.org/recordings/3728

Q: 134 bpm / 1 beat = one crotchet/quarter note