Newmarket Polka (1)

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NEWMARKET POLKA [1]. AKA and see "Derrygallen Bridge (The)," "John Walsh's (1)," "Walshe's Polka (2)." Irish, Polka. Ireland, West Kerry. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by John Walsh (Derrygallen, near Kanturk, County Cork) and usually called after him. The "Newmarket" title comes from its inclusion in a set on a 1990 recording by Patrick Street called "The Newmarket Polkas."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Mac Amhlaoibh & Durham (An Pota Stóir: Ceol Seite Corca Duibne/The Set Dance Music of West Kerry), No. 24, p. 21 (appears as "Gan Ainm" {untitled}).

Recorded sources: Gael-Linn CEF 057, "Jackie Daly & Seamus Creagh." Green Linnet GLCD 1105, Patrick Street - "Irish Times" (1990. 1st in "Newmarket Polka" set). Realworld (WOMAD) Records, "Music at Matt Molloy's" (1992. Appears as part of "Westport Set-Dancers").

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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