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 Theme code Index    35L35 6L232
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Samuel Ian Rothmar Burns
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    SCOTLAND(Shetland/Orkney)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Susan Songer
 Book/Manuscript title    Portland Collection vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 28
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1997
 Artist    Laurie Andres
 Title of recording    Fantastic Hornpipe
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BERT FERGUSON. Shetland, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A modern composition by Shetland multi-instrumentalist Samuel Ian Rothmar Burns (1932-1995), named after his wife's uncle-in-law. Burns was born in Lerwick and lived most of his life in Tingwell. He is primarily known for his fiddle playing and his collection Spootiskery, the title composition being his most famous, and deservedly popular.

Printed source: Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 28.

Recorded sources: Rooster RSTR 122, Laurie Andres - "Fantastic Hornpipe" (1983).

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M: 6/8
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