President's Hornpipe (The)

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PRESIDENT’S HORNPIPE, THE. Shetland, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Written [by Tom Anderson] in 1965 for the late Mr. L.H. Mathewson, President of the Shetland Fiddlers Society from its formation in 1960 until his death in 1972. His enthusiasm for the Fiddlers Society was a lesson to everyone, and he seldom missed a meeting. He was Procurator Fiscal for Shetland" (Anderson). Anderson recorded the tune paired with Violet Tulloch's hornpipe "Fiddler's Soond (Da)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Anderson (Ringing Strings), 1983; p. 102.

Recorded sources: Thule Records SLP 118, Tom Anderson et al - "Shetland Fiddlers vol. 2" (1978).

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