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LEVENEEP HEAD. Shetland, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A modern composition (1960's) by Frank Jamieson (1920-1980), named for a good fishing place where he used to fish as a young man. Jamieson was born at Sandyburn in Vidlin, Shetland, and was a founding member of the Shetland Fiddlers' Society.

Frank Jamieson



Source for notated version: Frank Jamieson (Lerwick, Shetland) [Anderson & Georgeson, Cooke].

Printed sources: Anderson & Georgeson (Da Mirrie Dancers), 1970; p. 35. Cooke (The Fiddle Tradition of the Shetland Isles), 1986; Ex. 17, p. 66. Jamieson (Leveneep Head: Shetland Music).

Recorded sources: Ross Records, Bryan Coghill - "By Northern Shores" (2008). Ross Records, Daniel McPhee - "The sound of Mcphee" (2010).

See also listing at:
Hear the tune played at Tobar an Dualchais [1] [2]




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