Seán McGovern's Polka

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X:1 T: Seán McGovern's Polka R:Polka M:2/4 L:1/8 K:D B/2 | "D"AD FA | "Em"GF EF/2G/2 |"D"AD FA | "G"d2 c/2d/2c/2B/2 | AD FA | GF E3/2d/2 |ce Ac | d2 d3/2 :||: e/2 | fd gf | e/2f/2e/2c//2 Ae |fd gf | e2 a/2b/2a/2g/2 | fd gf | ec A3/2B/2 |ce ce | d2 d3/2 :||



SEÁN McGOVERN’S POLKA. AKA – “John McGovern’s.” Irish, Polka (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Seán McGovern is a accordion player from County Cavan.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Seán McGovern [Breathnach]; Connie O’Connell [Beisswenger].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger (Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry), 2012; p. 119. Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 108, p. 61 (appears as “Gan Ainm/Untitled”). Conway (Ireland’s Best Polkas/Slides), 1999; No. 27. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; p. 67. Mallinson (101 Polkas), 1997; No. 10, p. 5 (appears as “John McGovern’s”).

Recorded sources: - Mel Bay MB22051BCD, Connie O'Connell ( Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry) (2012). Ossian OSSCD 11, Matt Cranitch, Máire O'Keeffe, Johnny McCarthy – “The County Bounds” (1999). Shanachie ‎79043, Joe & Antoinette McKenna – “Farewell to Fine Weather” (1984, appears as first tune in set “The Clog”).



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