Gan Ainm polka

Gan Ainm has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Gan Ainm
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|: ef/e/ ce | ae ce | dB Bc/4d/4e/ | fe c2 |
ef/e/ ce | ae ce | dc/d/ eG |[1 BA A2 :|[2 BA A3/ ||
|: c/ |ea a/g/a/b/ | c'a ag | fB b>a | g/f/g/a/ be |
ea a/g/a/b/ | c'a ac | dE GB |[1 BA A3/ :|[2 BA A2 |]
X: 2
T: Gan Ainm
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: B/ |de/d/ Bd | gd Bd | cA A/B/c/d/ | ed B>c |
de/d/ Bd | gd B2 | cB/c/ dF | AG G3/ :|
|: B/ |dg g/f/g/a/ | bg gf | eA a>g | f/e/f/g/ ad |
dg g>a | bg g2 | cD FA | AG G3/ :|

Four comments

“Gan Ainm” ~ another one seeking a name 8-)

Transcribed from the playing of Matt Cunningham & family…

Good one, "C" - I’ll have to learn it. Shame that you don’t have a title for it. Yes, I know it’s often notoriously difficult to assign names to polkas. But this one is somehow distinctive, so it might well have a title.

Until such time as we do have a name, I suppose we could always call it "Cunningham’s Polka" …

Matt does throw some of his own compositions into the mix in his later recordings, but I don’t think this is one. Yes, I tend to hesitate adding new tunes I’ve no name for or can’t remember, or find my notes for it, preferring to add them with an identity. I have a lot of ‘gan ainms’… :-( ;-)