Up and Doon da Harbour

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UP AND DOON DA HARBOUR. AKA and see "Captain Campbell," "Captain Campbell of Carphen," "Captain Campbell‘s Strathspey," "Oot and In Da Harbour," "Templehouse," "Templehouse Reel," "Up and Down the Harbour." Shetland, Reel. A Minor/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Tom Anderson (1978) said, “The fiddler imagines a Shetland model boat sailing up and down the harbour.”

Source for notated version: John Irvine (b. 1882, Saltness, Whalsay) via Tom Anderson (Shetland) [Anderson & Georgeson]. Irvine, was a fisherman, and was known as 'Auld Glibie'.

Printed sources: Anderson & Georgeson (Da Mirrie Dancers), 1970; p. 19. Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; No. 121, p. 77.

Recorded sources: Topic 12TS379, Aly Bain & Tom Anderson – “Shetland Folk Fiddling, vol. 2” (1978).




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