The Patchwork Polka barndance

Also known as Patchwork, The Patchwork.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Patchwork Polka has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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1
X: 1
T: The Patchwork Polka
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
[d3/2f3/2]e/|[d2f2] A2 B>B A2|F>A A2 B>B A2|f2 d2 d>e f>a|g2- (3gag e2- e>f|
g2 e2 e>c c2|c2 A2 B>A A2|g>A A2 c>A A2|e2 ^e2 f2 a2|
f2 A2 B2 A2|F>A A2 B2 A2|f2 d2 d>e f>a|g2- g2 B2- B>g|
g2 B2 B>g (3gag|f2 A2 A>d f>a|g>e c>e a2 c2|d2- d2 d2- d3/2||
e/|f2 a2 ^g>a f>d|A2 d2 B2 A2|f2 a2 ^g>a f>d|c2- c2 c2- c>c|
e2 g2 f>g e>c|A2 c2 B2 A2|g>A A2 a>A A2|e2 ^e2 f2 a2|
f2 a2 ^g>a f>d|A2 d2 B2 A2|f2 a2 ^g>a f>d|B2- B2 B2- (3Bef|
g2 B2 B>g (3gag|f2 A2 A>d f>a|g>e c>e a2 c2|d2- d2 d2||
K: A Major
(3efg|a>c c2 f2 e2|c>e e2 f2 e2|A2 e2 f>e c2|d2- d2 d2- (3dfa|
g2 f2 f>e e2|B2 e2 f>e e2|g>f e>d B2 e2|c2- c2 c2 (3efg|
a>c c2 f2 e2|c>e e2 f2 e2|A2 e2 f>e c2|f2- f2 f2- f2|
d2 f2 f>a a2|a2 c2 f>e e2|g>f e>d B2 c2|A2- A2 A2||

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"The Patchwork Polka" ~ C: Iain Peterson

S: the fiddle of Willie Taylor, from the CD - "An Audience With the Shepherds", Veteran - VT159CD
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12. ) "Patchwork Polka"
"This three part polka was composed by Scottish fiddle & bagpipes player Iain Peterson (1934 - 2006) from Ardnamurchan. It got its name because his wife was working on some patchwork at the time he wrote it." (tune notes ~ John Howson, from the recording)