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UNCLE BERNARD’S. English, Polka (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is used for a polka step in the North West (England) morris dance tradition. A popular melody in English sessions, although considered somewhat of a ‘beginner’s tune’.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Wade (North West Morris Book), 1988; No. 29.
Recorded sources: EMI TC-EMS 1476, Albion Dance Band - "Prospect Before Us" (1993).
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See/hear the tune played for morris dancing on youtube