Polka, D, Traditional Irish
- Video – Déise Sessions: Polkas & Slides: The Little Diamond / The Race Classic / Eibhlin Ni Riordain’s / Kings of Kerry (Live) – from the album Déise Sessions.
- Audio – Comhaltas: Little Diamond Polka from the album Foinn Seisiún Volume 1, published by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann.
Dots (Music Notation)
As always for traditional tunes, the musical notation and chords do not indicate the “right” way to play the tune, but are a useful reference.
Play from the Dots
Examples of sets that include this tune.
- Little Diamond Polka / Murroe Polka / Maids of Ardagh
Jump to the Little Diamond Polka Set
References and Resources
For those who want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.
- Book – Foinn Seisiún, Volume 1 — Published by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann.
- Book – Learn to Play Irish Fiddle, by Tom Morley. Fifty core Irish tunes, presented with sheet music, chords, and a reference CD.
- Video – Ian Learns Trad Tunes: Little Diamond Polka/Murroe Polka/Maids of Ardath – played on tenor banjo and mandolin.
- Web page – The Session: The Little Diamond Polka. Crowdsourced music notation and information.