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ELFIN POLKA. AKA - "Star Polka Quadrille Figure 6." American, Polka (2/4 time). D Major (A-D parts) & G Major (E part). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCDE. Elias Howe used the tune for the sixth figure of his "Star Polka Quadrille." There were a few mid-19th century pieces called "Elfin Polka."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Howe (Musician’s Omnibus No. 1), 1862; p. 59.

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