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The Ballydesmond Polka #2, Part 1

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The Ballydesmond Polka #2  
 
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The Ballydesmond Polka #2, Part 1
The Ballydesmond Polka #2, Part 1
 

“The Ballydesmond Polka #2” is the second in a commonly played set of three polkas called The Ballydesmond Polka Set. It’s the easiest one of the set and is in the key of A minor. The second part goes up to the high B note on the E string, which you’ll play with your pinky, so Emerald gives you advice on supporting your pinky while playing the high B note. Emerald walks you through the first part of “The Ballydesmond Polka #2” in this video.


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