Maurice Manley's Polka

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MAURICE MANLEY'S POLKA (Polka Mhuiris Uí Mhaonghaile). AKA and see "Ballydesmond Polka (2)," "Donal DeBarra's Polka," "Jig Polka," "Keep Your Eye on the Linspin," "O'Keeffe's Polka (3)." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Cranitch, Tubridy): AA'BB (Breathnach). The great Sliabh Luachra (Kerry) fiddler and music teacher Padraig O'Keeffe also played this tune as a polka (versus the slide version, Maurice Manley's Slide)).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - whistle player Art O'Keefe, 1970 (Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 117, p. 64. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 35, p. 139. Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, Book Two), 1999; p. 10.

Recorded sources : - Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]





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