Redowa Polka (The)

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 Theme code Index    1555 5533
 Also known as    Redower Polka (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Richard Carlin
 Book/Manuscript title    The Master Collection of Dance Music for Violin
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 7, p. 18
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1984
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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Redowa Polka (The): Annotations



X:1
T:The Redowa Polka
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
|:GB d2d2d2|dedc B4|GA B2GA B2|B2A2A4|
AB c2c2c2|cdcB A4|FG A2 FG A2|A2G2 G4:|
|:GB d2 g2d2|d2c2 cBc2|FA c2f2e2|e2d2 d^cd2|
GB d2g2d2|d2c2 cBc2|FA c2f2e2|ddef g4:||
|:G2Bc BcBc|A2^cd cdcd|B2G2 A2B2|c2e2 a2g2|
G2Bc BcBc|A^cd cdcd|B2G2A2B2|c2c2 c4:|]
X: 1
T:Redowa Polka
M:2/4
L:1/16
C:In hand "B"
S:MS13, Browne family, c. 1825, Lake District, no. 58
R:Polka
O:England
A:Lakes
N:This tune is written in the same hand as the Annan Polka etc. in BF13
Z:vmp.Chris Partington
K:G
|:GBd2 d2d2|dedc B2B2|GAB2 GAB2|B2A2A2z2|!
ABc2 c2c2|cdcB A2A2|FGA2 EGA2|G2G2G2z2:|!
|:GBd2 g2d2|d2c2 cBc2|FAc2 f2e2|e2d2 d^cd2|!
GBd2 g2d2|d2c2 cBc2|FAc2 f2e2|edf2 g4:|
X: 1
T:[Redowa Polka]
R:Polka
S:John Clare, Poet, Helpstone (1793-1864), no. 263
N:This is the well known Redowa Polka, although untitled in the MS.
N:It raises one or two points. Firstly, polkas were not introduced
N:into this country until 1848, according to V. Sylvester and
N:J. Richardson, yet a couple of tunes ago we were apparently in
N:1834. Secondly, whoever pricked it down was not at all familiar
N:with the polka rhythm, especially the time sig.
N:Either "T. Williams, 1834" refers to something other than the
N:collection date, or John Clare put the MS down for a few years and
N:came back to it in a fit of sanity, or enthusiasm for the new dance
N:rhythm, or somebody else entirely was responsible for entering this
N:tune (not by any means rare in fiddlers tune books) Reference t
O:England
A:Northamptonshire
Z:vmp.P. Headford
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
"As Writ, see notes"\
G/B/d2dd2|dedc BB|GAB GAB|B2A2A2|!
A/B/c2cc2|cdcB AA|FGA FGA|B2G2G2:|!
|:G/B/d2d2c/B/|B2A AGA|A/c/ e2e2d/c/|cB BAB2|!
G/B/d2d2c/e/" B"|A/c/ e2e2d/f/|g3e d/c/B/A/|B2G2G2:|!
|:D2G2G/A/G/F/|E2A2A/B/A/G/|F2DE2F|G/F/G/B/e2d2|!
D2G2G/A/G/F/|E2A2A/B/A/G/|F2DE2F|G2G2G2:|

Redowa Polka (The): Annotations