Annotation:Glen Cottage Polka (1) (The)

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GLEN COTTAGE POLKA [1], THE (Teachín an Ghleanna). AKA and see "Alasdair MacAlister," "Denis Doody's (2)," "From Billy to Jack," "Green Cottage (The)," "Green Cottage Polka No. 2," "Glin Cottage Polka (1) (The)," "McAllister's Fling," "Quarry Cross," "St. Patrick Was a Gentleman (2)," "St. Patrick Was Your Patron Saint." Irish, Polka. G Minor (Sullivan): E Minor (Breathnach, Mallinson). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Breathnach, Sullivan): AA'BB' (Mallinson). A favorite polka known by several names, also used as a song vehicle, derived from the Scottish strathspey "Alasdair MacAlister." Breathnach gives another polka setting as an untitled tune in his Ceol Rince na hÉireann, vol. 2 (1976, No. 130). There is also an unitled polka, a fairly close variant of "Glen Cottage Polka (1)," given as an untitled tune in Abeyta et al's collection of north County Kerry tunes, Drawing from the Well (2010).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Abeyta et al (Drawing from the Well), 2010; p. 11 (appears as "Polka-Gan Ainm 2"). Breathnach, CRÉ vol. 3, 1985; No. 72, p. 36. Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 1, p. 1. Sullivan (Session Tunes, vol. 2); No. 22, p. 9.

Recorded sources : - Gael-Linn Records CEF 069, Kevin Burke, Seamus Creagh & Sean Keane - "An Fhidil II" (1980). Topic 13TS358, Jackie Daly - "Music from Sliabh Luachra, vol. 6" (1977). Tom & Kerry Barrett - "Lios a' Cheoil."

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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