Annotation:Hillswick Wedding

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X:1 T:Hillswick Wedding C:Tom Anderson N:Transcribed from a 1954 field recording of fiddler Peter Scollay (1922-2000), N:Burravoe, Yell, Shetland. M:C L:1/8 R:March D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:D {fg}fe|Jd2A2 {fg}f2A2|BGBc d2cB|A2d2f2a2|^GBed cAfe| Jd2A2 {fg}f2A2|BGBc d2cB|A2 {^g}a2 fdce|d4d2:| fg|a2A2 f2A2|BGBc d2 cB|A2d2f2a2|AAce f-gf-g| a2A2 (f/g/f) A2|BGBc d2 cB|A2 {^g}a2 fdce|d4d2| a2A2 (f/g/f) A2|BGBc Jd2 cB|A2d2f2a2|AAce f-gfe|

Jd2A2 {fg}f2A2|BGBc d2cB|A2 {^g}a2 fdce|d4d2|]

HILLSWICK WEDDING. Shetland, March (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Hillswick Wedding" was composed by Shetland bandleader, teacher, musician and composer wikipedia:Tom_Anderson_(fiddler) (1910-1991) and used for a wedding processional. Anderson was leader of the Islesburgh Dance Band for many years, and played for such events all over the the Shetlands.

Additional notes

Recorded sources : - Philo 1051, Boys of the Lough - "Good Friends--Good Music" (1977).

See also listing at :
Hear the march played by Peter Scollay (1922-2000), of Burravoe, Yell, Shetland, in a 1954 field recording at Tobar an Dualchais [1]

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