Smith o' Couster
X:1 T:Smith o' Couster C:Tom Anderson (Lerwick, Shetland) N:Composed for fiddler Magnie Smith M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Folk-Legacy Records, Seamus & Manus McGuire - Humours of Lissadell (1980) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D Ac|:Sd2 fd gece|dfed cAA=c|BGGB AFFA|GBed cAAc| d2 fd gece|dfed cAA=c|BGGB AFFA |1Bgec fddA:|2Bgec fdde|| |:fdad ecac|dfed cAA=c|BGGB AFFA|GBed cAAe| |:1fdad ecac|dfed cAA=c|BGGB AFFA|Bgec fdde:| |2 d2fd gece|dfed cAAc|BGGB AFFA|Bgec fddAS||
SMITH O’ COUSTER’S FANCY. AKA – “Smith of Couster.” Shetland, Reel (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’ Composed by Shetland fiddler, composer, collector and teacher Tom Anderson  (1910-1991) in honor of another Shetland fiddler, Magnie Smith. The Loch of Couster and an island, Couster Skerry, are located south of the town of Wick on the main island.