The Longest Day polka

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Longest Day
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|:EB B(A|A)G F(G|G)F E(A|A)A B/A/G/F/|EB B(A|A)G F(G|G)F ED|DE E2:|
|:ef g(d|d)B G(c|c)B AG|BB cd|ef g(d|d)B Gc|cB BA|AG G2:|

Six comments

This is a tune that came out of a random noodle on my melodeon. I’ve not written a tune this way before, and am quite pleased with the results! It was, as the title suggests, written on the Summer Solstice, 2010. I’ve called it a polka, but it really is a French style bourée, albeit a syncopated one. Oh, and please be kind, it’s my first stab at using abcs properly. Enjoy the tune.

Wow you totally copied my tune naming idea well done! 😀

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Whoops! Well, great minds…

are you sure this could qualify as a bourrée mandolinman? albeit a syncopated one? Mm..

There’s a hint of ‘God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen’ in it as well.