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GERMAN POLKA. English, Schottische. England, Yorkshire. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The "German Polka" was the name for the dance now known as the schottische, when it was first danced in England in 1848.

Source for notated version: an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources: Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 103, p. 57.

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