Poll Ha'penny (2)

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POLL HA’PENNY [2]. AKA and see “Boys of Ballysimon (The),” “Stranger (1) (The).” Irish, Hornpipe. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a variant of "Poll Ha'penny (1)." It is still modal, but less minor-sounding.

Source for notated version: piper Willie Clancy (1918-1973, Miltown Malbay, west Clare) [Mitchell].

Printed sources: Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1993; No. 99, p. 86 (appears as “Poll Halpenny”).

Recorded sources:

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




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