John Ryan's Polka

Uilleann Pipe Sheet Music

"John Ryan's Polka," prominently featured in the movie Titanic, is a lively and spirited Uilleann pipe tune that adds a touch of Irish charm to this iconic film's soundtrack. This traditional Irish polka, known for its infectious rhythm and joyful melody, serves as a musical backdrop to one of the memorable scenes in the movie. The Uilleann pipes infuse the tune with a unique warmth and character, enhancing its appeal and making it a standout moment in the film. "John Ryan's Polka" not only captures the exuberance of Irish dance music but also plays a role in transporting audiences to the enchanting world of Titanic. It's a testament to the enduring popularity of traditional Irish tunes and their ability to enhance cinematic experiences, leaving a lasting impression on viewers worldwide.

Learn to play the uilleann pipe tune John Ryan's Polka

Below is the sheet music to help you learn to play John Ryan's Polka on the uilleann pipes. This is a great polka for any beginner uilleann piper. Join The Uilleann Pipe Academy to access interactive sheet music for a wide range of fantastic tunes.

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I hope you have enjoyed the free sheet music for John Ryan's Polka. I have an accompanying video lesson to go with this tune where I dive deep into the tune and break it apart phrase by phrase. It also comes with interactive sheet music that makes practicing fun, easy and intuitive. If you truly want to learn this tune and so many others, plus learn and master uilleann pipe embellishments, tuning and maintenance, The Uilleann Pipe Academy may be for you. 

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