Slight error in the transcription - the first bar shouldn’t be there.
This tune is from North Bohuslän in Sweden. It’s often called simply "Alfred på Hultet", but it is from the playing of Alfred Olsson (or Johansson according to some sources) of Lommeland, who was known as Alfred på Hultet (Alfred on the Holt [wooded hill - copse or grove] - most likely a local name for a particular location). Therefore a more correct title would be "Polka [or polkett or snoa] efter Alfred på Hultet".
The tune can be, and is used for either a polka, a polkett or a snoa.
@Weejie - thanks for the comprehensive info! 🙂
"the first bar shouldn’t be there".
?? Please clarify! I’ve transcribed it as 32 bars - it can’t be 31 bars, surely?
Your transcription has 33 bars, Mix. The first bar - ff is two quavers and the second bar - f/g/f/e/ is four semiquavers. Those two bars are each one crotchet in length. The tune is 2/4. Remove the first bar line and all is OK.
@Weejie: Corrected now! Sorry that it took me so long to do it (somehow, I must have missed reading your second comment ….).
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