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X: 1 T:Shetland Boston % Nottingham Music Database S:Geoff Bocking, via EF M:6/8 F:http://www.john-chambers.us/~jc/music/abc/mirror/galouvielle.free.fr/jigs.abc 2019-06-23 020845 UT K:D P:A f/2g/2|"D"aba "A7/e"a2f|"D/f+"ded "G"d2B|"D"ABA A2F|"Em"A3 "A7"Afg|\ "D"aba "A7/e"a2f| "D/f+"ded "G"d2B|"D"ABA Adf|"Em"e3 "A7"efg|"D"aba "A7/e"a2f|"D/f+"ded "G"d2B| "D"ABA A2F|"D"A3 "D7"A3|"G"Bcd dcB|"D"Adf "Bm"a2a|"Em"bag "A7"f2e| "D"d3 A2F|"D"D3 DFA|"D/f+"d3 d2c|"G"B^AB d2B|"A7"ABA GFE|"D"D3 DFA| "Bm"d3 d2c|"Em"BcB A2F|"A7"E3 F2E|"D"D3 DFA|"D/f+"d3 d2c|"G"B^AB d2B| "D7"A3 A3|"G"Bcd dcB|"D"Adf "Bm"a2a|"Em"bag "A7"f2e|"D"d3 d2||



SHETLAND BOSTON. English, March or Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The tune was composed as a 6/8 march by Shetland fiddler-composer Frank Jamieson[1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -English Country Dance and Song Society - "Traditional Dance Airs, 2." Alcazar Dance Series FR 204, Rodney Miller - "New England Chestnuts 2" (1981).



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  1. Peter Cooke, The Fiddle Tradition of the Shetland Isles, 1986, p. 73.