A St Kilda Melody polka

A St Kilda Melody has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: A St Kilda Melody
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
B>G EG | e3 z | E>G BG | AF HE2 | d>c Bd | e>B A{A}G |
AB d>e | dB HA2 | B>G EG | e3 z | E>G B>G | A>F HE2 |]
E>E EG | A>A F>A | E>E GG | d>d Bd | e>f ge | d>c B>G |
A>B d>B | e(d/B/) HA2 | B>G EG | e3 z | E>G BG | A>F HE2 |]

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A St Kilda Melody

A fascinating tune which must date before 1930 when the remote isle of St Kilda was evacuated. More of a slow
air but necessary to put it in the "polka’ section. Found in Volume 3 of J. Murray Neil’s marvellous books of
Scottish fiddle music.