Posts Tagged 'polka'

Säkkijärven Polkka: the video

Here’s a video version of a Finnish polka that I posted earlier as an MP3. This time I’m playing it on my Gold Tone OT-800. The banjo is tuned gEGBE.

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Polka 1

French; from Nigel Eaton’s Panic at the Café.

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Sakkijarven Polkka

A Finnish polka that works for contra dancing. The banjo is tuned gEGBE. As with other tunes that have more than 2 parts, you might want to play the A and B melodies alone until the dancers are used to the dance, then toss in C and D for variety.

Played here at a brisk tempo for contra dancing.

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