Sheep On The Moor jig

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

Sheep On The Moor has been added to 28 tunebooks.

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Three settings

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 .
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 .
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

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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 ||

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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 ||

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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.