Bridal Polka (2)

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BRIDAL POLKA [2] (Polca na Brídí). AKA and see "Jenny Lind (1)." Irish, Polka. D Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The two strains of this tune form the 1st and 3rd strains of the four-part polka also called "The Bridal Polka" found in the Thomas Hardy family manuscripts of Dorset, England.

Source for notated version: a late 19th century manuscript written by Thomas McGuire (An Lios Dubh, County Cavan) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ V), 1999; No. 94, p. 49.

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