The Gortnatubrid polka

Also known as The Gortnabruid.

There are 5 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Gortnatubrid has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Gortnatubrid
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Bdor
f>e|:dB cA | Bc de| fd ed | cA f>e|
dB cA| Bc de| fd ec |1 B2 f>e:|2 B2 B2||
f2ba | fe f>e | dB cA | Bc de |
fb a=g | fe f>e|dB cA |1 B2 B2:|2 B2 f>e||
X: 2
T: The Gortnatubrid
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|: f>e |dB cA | Bc de | fd e/f/e/d/ | cA- Af/e/ |
dB c/B/A | Bc d>e | fd ec | B2 :|
|: B2 |f/g/f/e/ ba | fe f>e | dB c/B/A | Bc de |
fb a>g | fe f>e |dB cA | B2 :|

Three comments

Second polka played in Seamus Creagh album ‘Came The Dawn’, after ‘Connie In The Pool’.
Composed by Seamus Creagh.
Booklet : ‘The second one I wrote one night while thinking of the place I used to live in Ballyvourney, West Cork’.