Mangister Voe

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MANGISTER VOE. AKA - "Mangaster Voe." Shetland, March (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by the late Shetland fiddler, composer, collector and teacher Tom Anderson [1] (1910-1991). A voe in Shetland is the derived from the Norse name for a sea inlet, and Mangister Voe is located on the west side of the north Shetland Mainland, not far from where Anderson was born. As a march it is sometimes used as a vehicle for the ceilidh dance called Gay Gordons.

Tom Anderson



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 350.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]
Hear the march played by Robert Bairnson at Tobar an Dualchais [3] [4] (followed by "Headlands (The)").




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