Peerie Dunter (Da)

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PEERIE DUNTER, DA (The Little Duck). Shetland, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Composed (by Tom Anderson [1]) in the summer of 1975 while watching the antics of a baby Eider duck swimming just off the rock where Tom was sitting at Avensgarth, Eshaness. The 'Dunter' is the Shetland name for the Eider duck" [Anderson, 1983].

Shetland fiddler, composer and teacher Tom Anderson (1910-1991)



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Anderson (Ringing Strings), 1983; p. 27.

Recorded sources:




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