Dálaigh's Polka

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DÁLAIGH'S POLKA. AKA – "Dalais," "Dálaigh's No. 2." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Fr. John Quinn classifies this tune among the derivatives of the Scottish "Haughs of Cromdale (The)." See note for "Haughs of Cromdale (The)" for on this large and complexly interrelated tune family. See also the related "As I Went Out Upon the Ice."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Ar Leithéidí [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 2), 1974; No. 71. Cranitch (The Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; pp. 42 & 69. Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 51, p. 20. Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 18 (appears as "Dalais"). Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd edition, 2006; p. 127.

Recorded sources : - Outlet Records SOLP-1026, Ar Leithéidí – "Meet the Champions of Ireland" (1975. Various artists).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]

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