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FORT CHARLOTTE. Shetland, March (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Gideon Stove, the tune is used in Shetland for dancing two-steps. Fort Charlotte [1] is an artillery bastion in Lerwick, Shetland, built in 1781 on the site of older fortifications. It was named for the wife of King George III.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Anderson & Georgeson (Da Mirrie Dancers), 1970; p. 29.

Recorded sources:




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