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FREDDIE'S TUNE. Shetland, Air (3/4 time). Shetland, Unst. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A slow air by the influential Isle of Unst fiddler Fredamann Stickle (b. in last half of 18th century), that had no title; older fiddlers called it "Freddie's Tune".

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; No. 135, p. 83.

Recorded sources: Topic 12TS379 - Aly Bain & Tom Anderson - "Shetland Folk Fiddling, vol. 2" (1978).

See also listing at:
Hear Tom Anderson introducing and playing the tune at Tobar an Dualchais [1]




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