T: Fort Charlotte
f/e/|dA A>f|eB e/d/e/f/|gB e>d|cA Af/e/|
dA A>f|e/d/e/f/ g/B/e/d/|c/A/c/e/ a/g/f/e/|d2 d:|:f/g/|
aA Bg|fA ee/f/|gG B/c/d/f/|e/d/c/B/ c/A/f/g/|
aA Bg|fA ee/f/|g/B/e/d/ c/A/a/c/|d2d:|
There are 3 recordings of this tune.
Fort Charlotte has been added to 2 tunebooks.
Source: Sandy Bell’s Ceilidh
Transcription: Gian Marco Pietrasanta
Note: Shetland, March. Composed by Gideon Stove, the tune is used in Shetland for dancing two-steps. Fort Charlotte 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.