The Parry Sound polka

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

The Parry Sound has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Parry Sound has been added to 15 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: The Parry Sound
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
B/c/|db ag|d3 (3c/B/A/|GB df|a2 e2|
ec' c'e|f3e|d/e/d/c/ B_B|B2 Bc|
db ag|d3 (3c/B/A/|GB df|a2 e2|
ec' c'e|f3e|d/e/d/c/ AB|G2 G:|
|:B/c/|dG BB/c/|dG BG|F/G/A/B/ c/B/A/c/|e/d/^c/e/ d/ z/B/=c/|
dG BB/c/|dG BG|F/G/A/B/ c/A/F/A/|GB G:|
2
X: 2
T: The Parry Sound
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
Bc|d2b2 a2g2|d6 (3cBA|G2B2 d2f2|a4 e4|
e2c'2 c'2e2|f6e2|dedc B2_B2|B4 B2c2|
d2b2 a2g2|d6 (3cBA|G2B2 d2f2|a4 e4|
e2c'2 c'2e2|f6e2|dedc A2B2|G4 G2:|
|:Bc|d2G2 B2Bc|d2G2 B2G2|FGAB c2Bc|ed^ce d=cB=c|
d2G2 B2Bc|d2G2 B2G2|FGAB cAFA|G2B2 G2:|
3
X: 3
T: The Parry Sound
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: B/c/ |\
db ag | d>c BA | GB df | a2 e2 | ec’ c’e | f2- fe |
[1 d/e/d/c/ B_B | B2- B :|[2 d/e/d/c/ AF | G2- G ||
|: B/c/ |\
dG BB/c/ | dG BA/G/ | F/G/A/B/ c/B/A/c/ | e/d/^c/e/ dB/c/ |
dG BB/c/ | dG BG | F/G/A/B/ c/A/F/A/ | G/G/F G :|

Three comments

CD Version

This is more or less the version played in the album , altough you can find this as well:

Bc|d2b2 a2g2|d6 (3cBA|G2B2 d2f2|a4 e4|
e2c’2 c’2e2|f6e2|dedc B2_B2|B4 B2c2|
d2b2 a2g2|d6 (3cBA|G2B2 d2f2|a4 e4|
e2c’2 c’2e2|f6e2|dedc A2B2|G4 G2:|
|:Bc|d2G2 B2Bc|d2G2 B2G2|FGAB c2Bc|ed^ce d=cB=c|
d2G2 B2Bc|d2G2 B2G2|FGAB cAFA|G2B2 G2:|

"The Parry Sound Reel" ~ the previous ~ Z: Transcribed by Bruce Osborne

X: 1
T: Parry Sound Reel
R: Reel
M: 2/4
L: 1/16
Z: Transcribed by Bruce Osborne
K: G

Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning. AA’BB. Source for notated version: Attwood O’Connor (b. 1923, Milltown Cross, South Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman]. Jarman (Jim Magill’s Square Dance Tunes); No. or pg. 16. Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 33. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 534, pg. 34. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; pg. 158. Sannella, Balance and Swing (CDSS). Apex AL 1613, “The Best of Don Messer and his Islanders, Vol. 6." F&W Records 1, "F&W String Band." Front Hall 010, Bill Spence and Fennig’s All Stars‑‑"The Hammered Dulcimer Strikes Again." Voyager VRCD 342, Rodney Miller – “Rodney Miller’s All-Round Collection of Jigs, Reels and Country Airs.”

Courtesy of ~ The Fiddler’s Companion ~ Andrew Kuntz
http://www.ibiblio.org/fiddlers/index.html
http://www.ibiblio.org/fiddlers/PAR_PAY.htm

"The Parry Sound" ~ another transcription, minor differences

X: ~
T: Parry Sound, The
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
R: polka / reel
K: G Major
|: B/c/ |
db ag | d>c BA | GB df | a2 e2 |
ec’ c’e | f2- fe |[1 d/e/d/c/ B_B | B2- B :|[2 d/e/d/c/ AF | G2- G ||
|: B/c/ |
dG BB/c/ | dG BA/G/ | F/G/A/B/ c/B/A/c/ | e/d/^c/e/ dB/c/ |
dG BB/c/ | dG BG | F/G/A/B/ c/A/F/A/ | G/G/F G :|