The Merry Maids Polka barndance

Also known as Merry Maids, The Merry Maids.

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

The Merry Maids Polka has been added to 10 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Merry Maids Polka
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
D2 G>B d>BG>B | A2E2 A3G | F2e2 d2c2 | c2B2 B3D|
D2 G>B d>B G2 | E2 A>c e>c A2 | F2 e>d c2 B>A | G2G2 G4 :|
K:D
A>de>f e2d2 | A4-A4 | A>de>f e2d2 | d2c2 c4 |
e>fg>f e2g2 | d>ef>e d2f2 | e2 ^g>f e>dc>B | A2 a2 a4 |
A>de>f e2d2 | A4-A4 | B>ef>g f2e2 | B4-B4 |
c>d e2 e2c2 | d>e f2 f2d2 | A>aB>a c>ae>c | d4-d4 ||
K:G
D2 G>B d>BG>B | A2E2 A3G | F2e2 d2c2 | c2B2 B3D|
D2 G>B d>B G2 | E2 A>c e>c A2 | F2 e>d c2 B>A | G2G2 G4 :|
K:C
G2c2 c2c2 | c>Bc>d e>dc>B | A2d2 d2d2 | d4-d2c2 |
B2f2 f2f2 | f>ef>g a>gf>e | d2c2 B2A2 | G4 B>AB>A |
G2c2 c2c2 | c>Bc>d e>dc>B | A2d2 d2d2 | d4-d2c2 |
B2d2 f2a2 |g2e2 d2c2 | B2 G>A B2 e>d |1 c2 G>G G2G2 :|2 c4 d2z2 ||
K:G
D2 G>B d>BG>B | A2E2 A3G | F2e2 d2c2 | c2B2 B3D|
D2 G>B d>B G2 | E2 A>c e>c A2 | F2 e>d c2 B>A | G2G2 G4:|]

Six comments

The Merry Maids Polka

Composed by Adam Rennie. From a recording of his quartet from 1956, issued by the Coupar Angus & District Heritage Association. I believe the recordings are from masters from work done for the Nixa Records, but most of it was not released.

~ | G2 G2 G4 |]

Oops?! ~ & the final ending ~ | G2 G2 G4 |]

The Merry Maids Polka

Sorry about the abrupt ending - I’ve fixed the ABC, but the sheetmusic came up too fast!

That was quick… Sorry Nigel, I should have written you about the ending… Again, thanks for all the marvelous music and valued comment, and the laugh… :-D It is good to not be alone. It is usually me missing some bit out or scrambling and transposing letters…

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