Bluebell Polka (The)

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Bluebell Polka (The)

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   3H3H1H1H 5533
 Also known as    Blue Bell Polka, Little Pet Polka, Curlew Hills (The)
 Composer/Core Source    Frank Stanley
 Region    England, Ireland, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBAACCAA
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 14, p. 51
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Artist    Billy Cooper, Walter & Daisy Bulwer
 Title of recording    English Country Music
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic TSCD607
 Year recorded    2000 (originally recorded 1962)



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