Lasses Trust in Providence
Since attending a fiddlers’ weekend a couple of months ago where the great Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid was teaching, my interest in Shetland music has abounded. I certainly hadn’t realised how much of had entered the ‘Irish tradition’.
I heard this great reel on "Silver Bow" by Aly Bain/Tom Anderson. The abc is from Fiddlers companion: they give more info -
LASSES TRUST IN PROVIDENCE. Shetlands, Shetland Reel. D Major. Standard tuning. AABB (Brody, Phillips): AA’BB’ (Martin & Hughes). In the repertory of the Shetland Fiddle Band, and therefore widely known in the islands. Source for notated version: Tom Anderson (Shetland) [Phillips]. Brody (Fiddler’s Fakebook), 1983; pg. 165. Martin & Hughes (Ho-ro-gheallaidh), 1990; pg. 29. Phillips (Fiddlecase Tunebook: British Isles), 1989; pg. 34. Culburnie CUL110, Abby Newton – “Crossing to Scotland” (1997). Culburnie Records CUL 121D, Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – “Fire and Grace” (2004). Philo 2019, Tom Anderson and Aly Bain‑ "The Silver Bow." Thule 214, Tom Anderson.