Fine Day? This work for unaccompanied double bass portrays a conversation between two Hirta wifies, perhaps meeting by chance while going about their daily lives. Skerry Selkie - "Skerry" is an old Norse word for a small rocky island in the sea. "Selkie" is a local dialect word used righ along the north coast of Scotland to describe seals. Both pieces for unaccompanied double bass (grade 6 standard).