‘Jack is yet alive’: fiddle lessons in Shetland Isles schools, 1973–1985

Pamela Swing

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Abstract

In 1918, eight-year-old Tammie o’ Moarfield was sent for by his grandfather, who had heard he was trying out tunes on the fiddle.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationÓn gCos go Cluas
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Dancing to Listening
EditorsLiz Doherty, Fintan Vallely
PublisherAberdeen University Press
Chapter31
Pages266-274
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)978-1-85752-073-6
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention Conference - Northern Ireland, Derry/Londonderry, United Kingdom
Duration: 27 Jun 20121 Jul 2012

Publication series

NameFiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 5

Conference

ConferenceNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityDerry/Londonderry
Period27/06/121/07/12

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    Swing, P. (2019). ‘Jack is yet alive’: fiddle lessons in Shetland Isles schools, 1973–1985. In L. Doherty, & F. Vallely (Eds.), Ón gCos go Cluas: From Dancing to Listening (pp. 266-274). (Fiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 5). Aberdeen University Press.