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Author Topic: Tune of the Month for May 2018: The Tip Top Polka  (Read 3185 times)

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Re: Tune of the Month for May 2018: The Tip Top Polka
« Reply #60 on: June 01, 2018, 07:47:43 AM »

Do you think the version played in sessions (and in most of the contributions to this thread) is a "devolved" version of the Bacup tune, or is it possible that both evolved divergently from the same original tune?

I have always assumed that the Bacup tune was the original, but I could be wrong. (tunearch.org is less helpful than usual on this occasion.)

As for Jenny Lind: Jenny Lind Polka as played in sessions and for Fanny Frail are both based on the original composed around 1840 by Anton Wallerstein.
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