Fetlar Foxtrot (The)

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FETLAR FOXTROT, THE. Shetland, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BCC'. From the island of Fetlar in the northern Shetlands. The foxtrot had been assimilated on Fetlar during the WWII era, but "only the name and the grosser features of the dance had been incorporated into the lacal dance tradition: it had been thoroughly 'Fetlarized'" (Cooke).

Source for notated version: Sonny Bruce (Scalloway, Shetland) [Cooke].

Printed sources: Cooke (The Fiddle Tradition of the Shetland Isles), 1986; Ex. 1, p. 38.

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