The Shetland jig

There are 7 recordings of this tune.

The Shetland has been added to 1 tune set.

The Shetland has been added to 21 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Shetland
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A|:D3 FED|FGA d2e|fdB AGF|GEE E2A|
D3 FED|FGA d2e|fdB AGE|FDD D2A:|
d3 fdd|G3 d2B|AGF dcd|eEE E2A|
[1 d3 fdd|G3 d2B|AGF EAG|FDD D2A:|
[2 DFA dAF|GBd gdB|Add cde|fdd d3||

Three comments

The Shetland Jig

A lovely happy frolicking jig from the Shetland tradition.

The Shetland Jig

…and where did you get it Jack?


This tune was taught last weekend in the Orkney Tunes workshop at IVFDF 2014 (in Edinburgh)! Excellent tune, and something about the G in the B part sounds really beautiful.