Celebrated Polka Dance (The)

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 Theme code Index    2763H 5613
 Also known as    Bohemian Polka (2)
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Jacques Offenbach
 Region    England, United States
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(Western/Pacific)
 Structure    AABBACCA
 Editor/Compiler    Vivian Williams
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Peter Beemer Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 49
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2008
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T: The Celebrated Polka Dance T:Bohemian Polka C: Jacques Offenbach N:This tune was printed (in the key of C) in the "Illustrated London News," N:March 23, 1844, at the beginning of the polka craze in England. B:Williams, V. (ed) "The Peter Beemer Manuscript" (2008) - with the name B:"Bohemian Polka." It is also in "The Violin Player's Pastime" (ca. 1900) in the B:key of F. M:2/4 K:G ABc2 .f2.e2|.e2.d2 b3B|.d2.c2 e3F|G>FG>A B2G2|ABc2 .f2.e2|.e2.d2 b3B|.d2.c2 e3F|G2G2 G2z2!fine!:| K:D |:a4gfe^d|e2^d2 e2f2|a2g2 c'2b2|b2a^g a2z2|a4gfe^d|e2^d2 e2f2|a2g2 f2e2|d2f2 d2z2:| K:G ABc2 .f2.e2|.e2.d2 b3B|.d2.c2 e3F|G>FG>A B2G2|ABc2 .f2.e2|.e2.d2 b3B|.d2.c2 e3F|G2G2 G2z2|| K:C |:.g2.c2 c2e2|e2d2d4|a2A2 .A2.B2|c>Bc>d e2c2|.g2.c2 c2e2|e2d2d4|a2A2 .B2.G2|c2edc4!D.C.!y:|