Sheep On The Moor jig

By Matthew Dean

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Sheep On The Moor has been added to 2 tune sets.

Sheep On The Moor has been added to 30 tunebooks.

Download ABC

Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Sheep On The Moor
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:c2A BAF|ABc efg|a2e fec|ecB BAB|
c2A BAF|ABc efg|a2e fec|1 BAG A3:|2 BAG Ace||
~a3 age|~f3 fef|a2e fec|ecB Bce|
~a3 age|~f3 fef|a2e fec|BAG Ace|
~a3 age|~f3 fef|a2e fec|ecB BAB|
c2A BAF|ABc efg|a2e fec|BAG A3||
# Added by bdh .
2
X: 2
T: Sheep On The Moor
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:BcA BAF|ABc efg|gae fec|ecB BAB|
BcA BAF|ABc efg|gae fec|1 BAG A3:|2 BAG AB/c/e||
|:ga2 age|ef2 fef|gae fec|ecB Bce|
ga2 age|ef2 fef|gae fec|BAG AB/c/e|
ga2 age|ef2 fef|gae fec|ecB BAB|
BcA BAF|ABc efg|gae fec|BAG A3||
# Added by bdh .
3
X: 3
T: Sheep On The Moor
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:B2G AGE|GAB def|g2d edB|dBA AGA|
B2G AGE|GAB def|g2d edB|1 AGF G3:|2 AGF GBd||
|:~g3 gfd|~e3 ede|g2d edB|dBA ABd|
~g3 gfd|~e3 ede|g2d edB|AGF GBd|
~g3 gfd|~e3 ede|g2d edB|dBA AGA|
B2G AGE|GAB def|g2d edB|AGF G3||
|:ABG AGE|GAB def|fgd edB|dBA AGA|
ABG AGE|GAB def|fgd edB|1 AGF G3:|2 AGF GA/B/d||
|:fg2 gfd|de2 ede|fgd edB|dBA ABd|
fg2 gfd|de2 ede|fgd edB|AGF GA/B/d|
fg2 gfd|de2 ede|fgd edB|dBA AGA|
ABG AGE|GAB def|fgd edB|AGF G3||
# Added by bdh .

Four comments

Source

Transcription based on the Kathryn Tickell Band’s *Instrumental* album, where this tune finishes off a really great set of tunes. :D

Posted by .

Variations

This is closer to how it’s played on the album:
|: BcA BAF | ABc efg | gae fec | ecB BAB |
BcA BAF | ABc efg | gae fec |1 BAG A3 :|2 BAG AB/c/e ||
|: ga2 age | ef2 fef | gae fec | ecB Bce |
ga2 age | ef2 fef | gae fec | BAG AB/c/e |
ga2 age | ef2 fef | gae fec | ecB BAB |
BcA BAF | ABc efg | gae fec | BAG A3 ||

Posted by .

Transposed

On whistles and pipes, I prefer to play this tune in Gmaj:

K: Gmaj
|: B2G AGE | GAB def | g2d edB | dBA AGA |
B2G AGE | GAB def | g2d edB |1 AGF G3 :|2 AGF GBd ||
|: ~g3 gfd | ~e3 ede | g2d edB | dBA ABd |
~g3 gfd | ~e3 ede | g2d edB | AGF GBd |
~g3 gfd | ~e3 ede | g2d edB | dBA AGA |
B2G AGE | GAB def | g2d edB | AGF G3 ||

"Kathryn Tickell Band Variation"
|: ABG AGE | GAB def | fgd edB | dBA AGA |
ABG AGE | GAB def | fgd edB |1 AGF G3 :|2 AGF GA/B/d ||
|: fg2 gfd | de2 ede | fgd edB | dBA ABd |
fg2 gfd | de2 ede | fgd edB | AGF GA/B/d |
fg2 gfd | de2 ede | fgd edB | dBA AGA |
ABG AGE | GAB def | fgd edB | AGF G3 ||

Posted by .

It’s a thoroughly nice tune. Composed by "brilliant young whistle player Matthew Dean", according to the sleeve notes of "Instrumental", which was released in 2007.