Mitford Polka

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MITFORD POLKA. English, Polka. England, Northumberland. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by musician, teacher, composer, dancing master and fiddler Robert Whinham (1814-1893), originally from Morpeth. Dixon locates the village of Mitford to the west of Morpeth, at the confluence of the River Font and River Wansbeck.

Source for notated version: the music manuscript of Thomas Matheson, dated 1859 [Dixon].

Printed sources: Dixon (Remember Me), 1995; p. 42.

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