Donald Willie and His Dog

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DONALD, WILLIE AND HIS DOG. Scottish, Pipe Tune (9/8 time). Scotland, Shetland Isles. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. Composed by Donald Morrison who was inspired while helping Willie Morrison, South Uist, Shetland, to round up sheep on a hill with his dog.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 3), 1988; p. 46. Martin (Traditional Scottish Fiddling), 2002; p. 83.

Recorded sources: -Culburnie COL 113D, Aladair Fraser & Tony McManus - "Return to Kintail" (1999). Greentrax CDTRAX 112, Jock Tamson's Bairns - "The Lasses Fashion" (1982). Park Records PRKCD90, Kathryn Tickell - Strange but True" (2006).



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