Cahir’s Kitchen reel

Also known as The Breton Breeze.

There are 9 recordings of a tune by this name.

Cahir's Kitchen has been added to 101 tunebooks.

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Four settings

X: 1
T: Cahir's Kitchen
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
E2GB E2GB|A2FA DEFD|E2GB E2GA|B (3cBA B AGF|
E2GB E2GB|A2FA dAFD|EGFA GBAd|BAFG E4||
B2BG EGB2|A2FA DEFD|B2BG EGB2|BGcA dBcA|
B2BG EGB2|A2FA dAFD|(3EFG GA GBAc|BAFG E3f||
eBgf e2fd|dAfe d2fg|eBgf eBBA|BAGF GEEf|
eBgf eBfe|dA (3AAA FAd2|(3EFG FA GBAC|BAFG E3f||
eBgf eBfe|dAfe fAfg|eBgf eBBA|BAGF GEE2|
g2gf eBfe|dA (3AAA FAd2|(3EFG FA GBAc|BAFG E4|]
# Added by burek .
X: 2
T: Cahir's Kitchen
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
E2GB E2GB|A2FA DE3(FED|E2GB E2GA|B_BBc BAGF|
E2GB E2GB|A2FA DE3(FED|(3EFG (3FGA (3GAB (3ABc|BAFG E4||
eBgf eBfe|dAFA DE3(FED|eBgf eBBA|B_BBc BAGF|
eBgf eBfe|dAFA DE3(FED|(3EFG (3FGA (3GAB (3ABc|BAFG E4||
# Added by harry .
X: 3
T: Cahir's Kitchen
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
E2GB E2GB|A2FA DE (3FED|E2GB E2GA|B_BBc BAGF|
E2GB E2GB|A2FA DE (3FED|(3EFG (3FGA (3GAB (3ABc|BAFG E4||
eBgf eBfe|dAFA DE (3FED|eBgf eBBA|B_BBc BAGF|
eBgf eBfe|dAFA DE (3FED|(3EFG (3FGA (3GAB (3ABc|BAFG E4||
X: 4
T: Cahir's Kitchen
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|:B|E2GB E2GB|A2FA DEFD|E2GB E2GA|B3A BAGF|
E2GB E2GB|A2FA dAFD|(3EFG FA GBAc|BAFG E4||
|:A|BEGB EG B2|A2 FA DEFD|BeBG EFGE|BGcA dBcA|
B3G EG B2|A2FA dAFD|(3EFG FA GBAc|BAFG E3f||
|:eBgf eBfe|dAfe dAgf|eBgf eB B2|BAGF GE E2|
eBgf eBfe|dA A2 FAd2|(3EFG FA GBAc|BAFG E3f||
eBgf eBfe|dAfe dAgf|eBgf e3f|g3a bagf|
eBgf eBfe|dA A2 FAd2|(3EFG FA GBAc|BAFG E4||
# Added by JACKB .

Seven comments

Beautiful played slowly.

Posted by .

Simpler setting

This is how we play it way down south. This version came from Warrnambool. Goes well after Dunmore Lasses.

T: Cahir’s Kitchen
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Emin
E2GB E2GB|A2FA DE3(FED|E2GB E2GA|B_BBc BAGF|
E2GB E2GB|A2FA DE3(FED|(3EFG (3FGA (3GAB (3ABc|BAFG E4||
eBgf eBfe|dAFA DE3(FED|eBgf eBBA|B_BBc BAGF|
eBgf eBfe|dAFA DE3(FED|(3EFG (3FGA (3GAB (3ABc|BAFG E4||

Posted by .

a hornpipe, more like, as played by angels up on high!

(Just added a setting which tries to fix the rhythms of the second setting here. I don’t play this tune at all, so I’ve no idea if it’s correct, but at least it looks better.)

Looks better?

in your opinion - it sounds awful with all those B flats

B flat

I assume that phrase is actually supposed to go like |B_B=Bc BAGF| (or probably rather |B^ABc B=AGF|).
It does look better now anyway. :)