Machynlleth polka

Also known as Egyptian Festival..

There are 5 recordings of this tune.

Machynlleth has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Machynlleth
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:d/e/d/c/ B/c/B/A/|GG GA/B/|cA AA|cA AB/c/|
d/e/d/c/ B/c/B/A/|GG GA/B/|cA GF|G2 G2:|
|:F/A/c/A/ F/A/c/A/|G/B/d/B/ G/B/d/B/|F/A/c/A/ F/A/c/A/|F/A/c/A/ G/B/d/g/|
ee eg|dd dg|dc BA|G2 G2:|
|:d>e dc|B2 Bc|d>g fe|ed d2|
d>e dc|B2 Bd|cA GF|G2 G2:|
|:AA/B/ cA|B/c/d/e/ d2|AA/B/ cA|B/c/d/e/ d2|
ee eg|dd dg|dc BA|G2 G2:|

One comment


This tune derives it name from Machynlleth - a market town in Powys, mid Wales.

I’ve no evidence to back this up, but from the feel of the tune I would guess that it was written for the Welsh harp (Y Delyn Deires).