Fiddler of Ferryhill (The)

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FIDDLER OF FERRYHILL, THE. English, Scottish; Reel. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Composed by the English musicologist, composer and collector Patrick Shuldham Shaw (1917-1977) for Scottish fiddler Bill Hardie (who lived for most of his life in or near the Ferryhill district of Aberdeen for much of his life). Pat Shaw was a moving force behind the English Folk Song and Dance Society for several decades, and recorded a large body of Shetland folk and dance music in the late 1940's.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hardie (Beauties of the North), 1986; p. 41.

Recorded sources:




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