Foreheid of the Sixereen (Da)

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FOREHEID OF THE SIXEREEN, DA. AKA and see "Andrew's Spring." Shetland, Shetland Reel (asymmetrical reel). Shetland, Whalsay (?). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The title, Peter Cooke suggests, is evokative of the bobbing motion of the bow of of the sixereen, a small fishing boat.

Source for notated version: Andrew Poleson (Shetland) [Cooke].

Printed sources: Cooke (The Fiddle Tradition of the Shetland Isles), 1986; Ex. 9, p. 60.

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