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Tune ID#1417 (Gneevgullia Polka)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Gneevgullia Polka about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording COG 2 (2nd time through 2) (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Polka32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Gneevgullia Polka, The / Mick Duggan's Polka 1 (1st in set Mickey Duggans 1&2 on COG 2; as 2nd in set Newmarket Polkas given by Máire O'Keeffe at a workshop in July 1998) (2nd part compare #974)
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Discography cd

Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~200810#1
[COG 2] Conal Ó Gráda. Cnoc Buí. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Mick Duggan's Polka
COG 2

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are musical matches to this tune as played on the recording listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #64 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #45 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]
On page 44 of [L] Alan's private loose music.

If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1981