Shaalds o' Foula (3) (Da)

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X:1 T:Shaalds o' Foula [3], Da S:James Goudie M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Anderson & Georgeson - Da Mirrie Dancers (1970, p. 15) K:D aaa(f a)f e2|ddd(A Bd)BA|aaf(f a)f e2|d2 (ef) d2d2:| |:f2 fd (fa)fd|AAB(d ef)ed|f2 fd (fa)fd|efeB d2d2:|]



SHAALDS O FOULA [3], DA. Shetland, Reel (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - James Goudie (Shetland) [Anderson & Georgeson]. James Goudie was the grand-nephew of the legendary 19th century Shetland fiddler John Goudie of Levenwick, a man of prodigious size and much musical talent, but who was prone to fits of madness. Anderson & Georgeson [1] remark that James was "an inoffensive man who made his living by hawking. He was a good fiddler and often played tunes of Johnnie's composition which he called Wir ain springs." See note for "Jack Broke da Prison Door" for more on John Goudie.

Printed sources : - Anderson & Georgeson (Da Mirrie Dancers), 1970; p. 15.






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  1. Anderson & Georgeson, Da Mirrie Dancers, 1970, p. 41.