Port Dálaig (4)

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X:1 T:Port Dálaig (4) M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka K:Edor E>F GA|Be ed|Bd/B/ AF|EF D2|...



PORT DÁLAIG [4]. AKA and see Anne's Polka," "Captain Moonlight's Polka," "Downy's Polka," "John with the Light Brown Hair," "Mrs. Ramsay of Barnton (2)," "Riding on a Load of Hay," "Séamus Cussen's (1)," "Tim Guiheen's Polka." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). Ireland, West Kerry. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody, especially in the first strain, is similar to the polka family “Riding on a Load of Hay” which is usually associated with the northwest of Ireland. See also notes for “Port Dálaig (1)" and "Tim Guiheen's Polka" for more information.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Mac Amhlaoibh & Durham (An Pota Stoir: Ceol Seite Corca Duibne/The Set Dance Music of West Kerry), No. 16, p. 19.






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