Ballinafad polka

Also known as Ballinafad, The Ballinafad, McDonagh’s.

There are 7 recordings of this tune.

Ballinafad appears in 1 other tune collection.

Ballinafad has been added to 4 tune sets.

Ballinafad has been added to 43 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Ballinafad
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
B/c/B/A/ B/c/B/A/|BG G>B|AG FG|AB cd|
B/c/B/A/ B/c/B/A/|BG GA/B/|AG FE|D2 DB/c/|
d>e dB|cA A>c|BG EF|GF ED|
B/c/B/A/ B/c/B/A/|BG G>B|AG FA|G2 Gg/a/|
|:b2 b/a/g/f/|g2gd|f2 f/e/d/B/|c2cd/c/|
BG gd|cA B/c/d|1 e2 f2|g2 d/e/g/a/:|2 ec fa|g2 d>c||
2
X: 2
T: Ballinafad
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
B2 B/A/B/c/|BG G>B|AG FG|AB cA|
B2 B/A/B/c/|BG G>B|AG FE|D2 DB/c/||
dg dB|cA Ad/c/|BG EF|GF ED|
B2 B/A/B/c/|BG G>e|dg f/g/a/f/|g2 ga||
b2 b/a/g/f/|g2 gd|f2 f/e/d/B/|c2 cd/c/|
Bd gd|cA B/c/d|e2 f2|g2 ga||
b2 b/a/g/f/|g2 gd|f2 f/e/d/B/|c2 cd/c/|
Bd gd|cA B/c/d|e2 f2|g>a gd||
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Two comments

Source: Pathway To The Well by Matt Molloy And John Carty With Arty McGlynn
Transcription: gian marco pietrasanta

Tune already posted

This was already posted under the title of Ballinafad Polka

https://thesession.org/tunes/8367

That version is closer to how I play it from listening to versions played by Matt Molloy on Pathway to the Well, the McDonagh brothers on their eponymous album, and Catherine mcEvoy, Caomhin O Raghallaigh and Micheal O Raghallaigh on their concert tour a few years ago.