Annotation:Polo March (The)

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POLO MARCH, THE. Canadian, March or Polka (2/4 time). Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’B (Cranford): AA’BB (Perlman). The tune is always played as the second tune in a medley with “Southern Melody,” and the pair was introduced by Cape Breton fiddler Winston “Scotty” FitzGerald.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Reuben Smith (b. 1931, Blooming Point, Queens County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman]; Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987) [Cranford].

Printed sources : - Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 212, p. 83. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 161.

Recorded sources : - Arc Records ARC-527, Joe MacIsaac - "The Sound of Cape Breton." Celtic CSX5 34, Winston Fitzgerald and His Radio Entertainers. Flying Fish FF 70572, Frank Ferrel – “Yankee Dreams: Wicked Good Fiddling from New England” (1991). Rodeo RO-119 (78 RPM), Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald.

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear the recording by Scotty Fitzgerald and His Radio Entertainers on [3] and at the Internet Archive [4]

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