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X: 1 T:Headlands, The C:Ronnie Cooper S:Sessions Z:Nigel Gatherer M:2/4 L:1/8 K:A e>d | dc BA | A<c E>A | FA df | e2ef/g/ | a>e fa | fe dc | c>B Ac | B2e>d| dc BA | A<c E>A | FA df | a2gf| ea Ac | Bf ed | c2 A2 | A2 :| ef/g/ | a>e fa | ce cA | dA df | e2 ef/g/|a>e fa | fe dc | c>B Ac | B2 ef/g/| a>e fa | ce cA | dA df | a2 gf|ea Ac | Bf ed | c2 A2 | A2 ef/g/| a>e fa | ce cA | dA df | e2 ef/g/|a>e fa | fe dc | c>B Ac | B2 e>d| dc BA | A<c E>A | FA df | a2 gf|ea Ac | Bf ed | c2 A2 | A2 ||



HEADLANDS, THE. Shetland, March (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Shetland accordion player Ronnie Cooper (d. 1982) of Lerwick, who wrote in the Scottish idiom. 'The Headlands' is the name of a house on Shetland, occupied by a retired airline pilot for whom Cooper wrote the march.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Eddy Arsenault (b. 1921, St. Chrysostom, East Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources : - Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 2), 1988; p. 38. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 183.

Recorded sources : - Greentrax CDTRAX 9009, Pat Shearer (Orkney Islands) - "Scottish Tradition 9: The Fiddler and his Art" (1993).

See also listing at :
Hear the march played by Robert Bairnson at Tobar an Dualchais [1] [2] (preceeded by Tom Anderson's "Mangister Voe").



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