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X:1 T:Midnight [2] M:C L:1/8 N:Indeterminate rhythm S:James Hoseason's manuscript (Yell, 1863) K:F A2|Fc cAF cAF (A/B/c) A2|F>F D>F G>G (A/B/c) A2| Fc cAF cAF A/B/c A2|d>d c>A B>G (A/B/c) A2:| |:fd cAF cAF (A/B/c) A2|fd cAF G2G2 (A/Bc) A2| [1 fd c/d/e f>d c>A|Bcd cBA G2G2 (A/B/c) A2:| [2 ff efg aga ABc|d[cf]d cA G2G2 (A/B/c) A2||



MIDNIGHT [2]. Shetlands, A Shetland Reel/Jig? Shetlands, Island of Yell? F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. A tune from the early Shetland dance tradition when older tunes were played and danced in a rhythm that is neither duple or triple.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - J. Hoseason's manuscript (mid-Yell, 1863) [Cooke]

Printed sources : - Cooke (The Fiddle Tradition of the Shetland Isles), 1986; Ex. 25, p. 76.






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