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FIRST CENTURY REEL. Shetland, Reel. A Major ('A' part) & D Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle) (fiddle). AB. A rag-time flavored composition by Canadian fiddle champion Rudy Meeks (Orillia, Ontario). Meeks visited the Shetland several times, where his reel was picked up by Willie Hunter and others, so that now it has currency among Shetland fiddlers.

Source for notated version: Don Wheeler [Phillips].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 86.

Recorded sources: IMCD002, Niamh Ní Charra - "Súgach Sámh/Happy Out" (2010).




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