A St Kilda Melody polka

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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.