Quarry Cross Polka (The)

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QUARRY CROSS, THE. AKA and see “Denis Doody's (2),” “From Billy to Jack,” “Glen Cottage Polka (2),” “Green Cottage (2) (The),” “Glin Cottage Polka (1) (The),” “Johnny O’Leary’s (1),” “St. Patrick was a Gentleman (2),” “St. Patrick was Your Patron Saint.” Irish, Polka. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This popular Munster polka has a varitey of names, but seems derivative of the much older "St. Patrick" tune family.

Source for notated version: fiddler Paddy Cronin (b. 1925, County Kerry) [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources: Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 3. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 134. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 162 (learned from Miller & Perron).

Recorded sources: Talcon Records KG240, Paddy Cronin – “The House in the Glen” (197?).

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




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