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RONAS VOE. Shetland, Waltz. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Composed in the 1950's by Lerwick, Shetland, accordion and piano player Ronnie Cooper (1934-1982), who composed some 46 tunes in the Scottish idom. "Ronas Voe" was recorded with the group "Hamefarers," which included Scottish fiddler Willie Hunter. Ronas Voe is a fijord-like inlet within Shetland Islands and is nearby to Ketligill Head, The Cleiver and Ronas Hill. It is one of the longest voes in the islands.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Iris Black and Kenny Cooper (The Ronnie Cooper Collection). Matthiesen (Waltz Book II), 1995; p. 54.

Recorded sources: - Thule Records SNI 203, The Hamefarers - "Dance to the Hamefarers" (EP album, c. 1950's).



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