Hopak polka

Hopak has been added to 15 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Hopak
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:a2 e2|d/c/B cA|EA ce|d/c/B cA|
aa ee|d/c/B cA|EA ce|d/c/BA2:|
|:Ad f2|eg f2|fa2b|a/g/f/e/ fd|
Ad f2|eg f2|fa2b|a/g/f/e/ d2:|

Five comments

Hopak = Gopak

This is a basic version of the staple Ukrainian trad dance tune from the central part of the country. It is no polka. It is Hopak and that`s it.
It is usually played a bit havier and slower than polkas.
There are different variants of Hopak.

nice tune, thanks for posting it.

Great tune.It is very close to the way I know it. A fiddler I know [Hungarian Slovak] puts in a third part .I don’t know if it is a standard variation or a personal thing or if he is joining two tunes together.
Next maybe a Kozachok ?

I also had known a third part for this one…