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IF I GET A BOANIE/BONNIE LASS. AKA and see "Gin you Meet a Bonny Lass." Shetland, Shetland Reel. Shetland, Mainland and Whalsay districts. G Major ('A' part) & D Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "These were favourite dancing tunes in Vidlin for the dance 'The Shetland Reel'" (Anderson).

Source for notated version: 'the late' Henry Thomson of Vidlin (Shetland) [Anderson].

Printed sources: Anderson (Ringing Strings), 1983; p. 41. Bain (50 Fiddle Solos), 1989; p. 16. Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; No. 120, p. 76. Martin (Traditional Scottish Fiddling), 2002; p. 93.

Recorded sources: Sungaet Records, Kevin Henderson - "Fin Da Laand Ageen" (2011). Topic 12TS379, Aly Bain & Tom Anderson - "Shetland Folk Fiddling, vol. 2" (1978).




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