Trøila Knowe (Da)

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X:1 % T: Trøila Knowe (Da) S:John Stickle (1875-1957, Lerwick) M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Moderate" N:Q=80 B:Pat Shuldham Shaw - "A Shetland Fiddler and His Repertoire: John Stickle 1875-1957" B:Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, vol. 9, No. 3, Dec. 1962, p. 143. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G {gf}g2g2 {fg}f2 {fg}f2|edef edBd|{gf}g2g2 {fg}f2 {fg}f2| edef e3f|{gf}g2g2{fg}f2f2|edef edB>>c| ddG>B ddG>B|dgfe d>>B|{cB}ceA>B {cB}ceA>B|^cefe d4||



TRØILA KNOWE, DA. Scottish, Air (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Pat Shuldham-Shaw remarks the title may be translated as “The Knoll of the Trows” (i.e. fairies). The tune is categorized as a “Trowie tune” on Shetland. Older Shetlanders pronounced the ‘K’ in ‘’knowe’’.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - John Stickle (1875-1957, Unst/Lerwick) [Shuldham-Shaw]

Printed sources Pat Shuldham-Shaw ("A Shetland Fiddler and His Repertoire: John Stickle 1875-1957", Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society), vol. 9, No. 3, Dec. 1962, p. 143.

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