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HAKKI'S POLKA. Shetland, Polka. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Tom (Anderson) composed this polka in the winter of 1978 sitting at the fireside with an American student, Ellen Thomas, who wrote the second fiddle part. 'Hakki' is the Shetland name for the Norwegian 'Haakon', and this tune is dedicated to the great Norwegian king Haakon, a statuette of whom stands on Tom's mantlepiece" (Anderson).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Anderson (Ringing Strings), 1983; p. 66 (includes a 2nd fiddle part).

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