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MAMA'S POLKA (Pólca mo Mháithrín). AKA - "Mamma's Polka," "Polka (1)." Irish, Polka. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Breathnach (1996) remarks the tune was untitled in the Collins manuscript and that he took the English title from a manuscript from County Cork.

Source for notated version: from a manuscript written by fiddler David ('Davey') Collins (Abbeyfeale, County Limerick), via north Kerry fiddler Tom Barrett [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 88, p. 45.

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