Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#923 (Jenny Lind's Polka)
about these two bars
Basic musical information on this tune.
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Jenny Lind's Polka / Jenny Lind Polka / Devlin's (also in G) (difference from Murphy's Polka #2565
is that this 2nd part is in the subdominant key relative to the 1st part; also compare Heel and Toe #6845
as well as #5995
Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.
to hear the first 12 seconds.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).
[MB 2] Mary Bergin. Feadóga Stáin 2. Mary Bergin (whistle). For this tune: (Eb whistle).
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 #308 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. |
|On page 230 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition. |
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): 1927