A Shepherd’s Dream reel

Also known as Sheppard’s Dream.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

A Shepherd's Dream has been added to 19 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: A Shepherd's Dream
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
AEAc BEBd|cAcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
~A3c ~B3d|cAcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BE{A}G_B A2 AE||
AEAc BEBd|cAcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
AGAc B^ABd|c=c^cf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A2 B/c/d||
efed cEAc|BEGB ABcd|e3d cEAc|BEGB A2 B/c/d||
efed ceAc|BEGB ABcd|e^de=d ceAc|BEGB A2 AG||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A4||
e3 e3 (3^def|e3 e3 (3^def|e2 (3^def e2 (3^def|e2 (3^def e2 (3^def||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eA (3 def|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 a2||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eAce|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 e=d||
c~e3 ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|c~e3 ^defg|ag=gf =f{_g}=fe^d||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
A3c ~B3d|c^Bcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
AGAc ~B3d|c^Bcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A2 AA,||
AA,AA, BA,BA,|cA,cA, eA,eA,|=gfed ceAc|BAGB AcB2||
A3c B^ABd|{d}cBAf e3f|=gfed (3cdc Ac|BEGB A2 B/c/d||
e3d cBAc|BAGB ABcd|{f}e^de=d ecAc|BAGB Aagf||
(3efe ^de ceAc|BEGB ABcd|{f}e^de=d ceAc|BEGB A2 AG||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A4||
a3 a3 (3^gab|a3 a3 (3^gab|a2 (3^gab a2 (3^gab|a2 (3^gab a2 ef||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eA (3 def|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 a2||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eAce|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 e=d||
c~e3 ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|c2 (3efe ^defg|ag=gf =f{_g}=fe^d||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
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2
X: 2
T: A Shepherd's Dream
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
AEAc BEBd|cAcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
~A3c ~B3d|cAcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BE{A}G_B A2 AE||
AEAc BEBd|cAcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
AGAc B^ABd|c=c^cf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A2 B/c/d||
efed cEAc|BEGB ABcd|e3d cEAc|BEGB A2 B/c/d||
efed ceAc|BEGB ABcd|e^de=d ceAc|BEGB A2 AG||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A4||
e3 e3 (3^def|e3 e3 (3^def|e2 (3^def e2 (3^def|e2 (3^def e2 (3^def||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eA (3 def|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 a2||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eAce|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 e=d||
c~e3 ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|c~e3 ^defg|ag=gf =f{_g}=fe^d||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
A3c ~B3d|c^Bcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
AGAc ~B3d|c^Bcf e3f|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A2 AA,||
AA,AA, BA,BA,|cA,cA, eA,eA,|=gfed ceAc|BAGB AcB2||
A3c B^ABd|{d}cBAf e3f|=gfed (3cdc Ac|BEGB A2 B/c/d||
e3d cBAc|BAGB ABcd|{f}e^de=d ecAc|BAGB Aagf||
(3efe ^de ceAc|BEGB ABcd|{f}e^de=d ceAc|BEGB A2 AG||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB AdcB||
ABcd e^def|=gfe^d edef|=gfed ceAc|BEGB A4||
a3 a3 (3^gab|a3 a3 (3^gab|a2 (3^gab a2 (3^gab|a2 (3^gab a2 ef||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eA (3 def|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 a2||
=gfe^d eAce|^defd eAce|=gfe^d eAce|^defd e2 e=d||
c~e3 ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|c2 (3efe ^defg|ag=gf =f{_g}=fe^d||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
c2 (3efe ^defd|ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA|{_B}AE=BE cEdE|(3cdc (3BcB A2 A2||
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3
X: 3
T: A Shepherd's Dream
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
GDGB ADAc|BGBe d3e|=fedc BdGB|ADFA GcBA||
G3B A3c|BGBe d3e|=fedc BdGB|AD{G}F_A G2 GD||
GDGB ADAc|BGBe d3e|=fedc BdGB|ADFA GcBA||
GFGB A^GAc|B=B^Be d3e|=fedc BdGB|ADFA G2 A/B/c||
dedc BDGB|ADFA GABc|d3c BDGB|ADFA G2 A/B/c||
dedc BdGB|ADFA GABc|d^cd=c BdGB|ADFA G2 GF||
GABc d^cde|=fed^c dcde|=fedc BdGB|ADFA GcBA||
GABc d^cde|=fed^c dcde|=fedc BdGB|ADFA G4||
# Added by JACKB .

Four comments

This is the 1st tune in the "2 Jewish Reels" from a De Dannan album. Transcribed both times through the tune … there’s a mistake in the 1st part by the accordion player which I figured I should leave in.

Here’s my original ABC

X: 1
T: "2 Jewish Reels" #1
M: C|
L: 1/8
R: Reel
K: Amaj
AEAc BEBd | cAcf e3f | =gfed ceAc | BEGB AdcB ||
~A3c ~B3d | cAcf e3f | =gfed ceAc | BE{A}G_B A2 AE |]
[| AEAc BEBd | cAcf e3f | =gfed ceAc | BEGB AdcB ||
AGAc B^ABd | c=c^cf e3f | =gfed ceAc | BEGB A2 B/c/d |]
[| efed cEAc | BEGB ABcd | e3d cEAc | BEGB A2 B/c/d ||
efed ceAc | BEGB ABcd | e^de=d ceAc | BEGB A2 AG |]
[| ABcd e^def | =gfe^d edef | =gfed ceAc | BEGB AdcB ||
ABcd e^def | =gfe^d edef | =gfed ceAc | BEGB A4 |]
[| e3 e3 (3^def | e3 e3 (3^def | e2 (3^def e2 (3^def | e2 (3^def e2 (3^def |]
[| =gfe^d eAce | ^defd eA (3 def | =gfe^d eAce | ^defd e2 a2 ||
=gfe^d eAce | ^defd eAce | =gfe^d eAce | ^defd e2 e=d |]
[| c~e3 ^defd | ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA | c~e3 ^defg | ag=gf =f{_g}=fe^d ||
c2 (3efe ^defd | ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA | {_B}AE=BE cEdE | (3cdc (3BcB A2 A2 |]
[| c2 (3efe ^defd | ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA | {_B}AE=BE cEdE | (3cdc (3BcB A2 A2 |]
[| A3c ~B3d | c^Bcf e3f | =gfed ceAc | BEGB AdcB ||
AGAc ~B3d | c^Bcf e3f | =gfed ceAc | BEGB A2 AA, |]
[| AA,AA, BA,BA, | cA,cA, eA,eA, | =gfed ceAc | BAGB AcB2 ||
A3c B^ABd | {d}cBAf e3f | =gfed (3cdc Ac | BEGB A2 B/c/d |]
[| e3d cBAc | BAGB ABcd | {f}e^de=d ecAc | BAGB Aagf ||
(3efe ^de ceAc | BEGB ABcd | {f}e^de=d ceAc | BEGB A2 AG |]
[| ABcd e^def | =gfe^d edef | =gfed ceAc | BEGB AdcB ||
ABcd e^def | =gfe^d edef | =gfed ceAc | BEGB A4 |]
[| a3 a3 (3^gab | a3 a3 (3^gab | a2 (3^gab a2 (3^gab | a2 (3^gab a2 ef |]
[| =gfe^d eAce | ^defd eA (3 def | =gfe^d eAce | ^defd e2 a2 ||
=gfe^d eAce | ^defd eAce | =gfe^d eAce | ^defd e2 e=d |]
[| c~e3 ^defd | ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA | c2 (3efe ^defg | ag=gf =f{_g}=fe^d ||
c2 (3efe ^defd | ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA | {_B}AE=BE cEdE | (3cdc (3BcB A2 A2 |]
[| c2 (3efe ^defd | ed{_e}dc {_d}cB{c}BA | {_B}AE=BE cEdE | (3cdc (3BcB A2 A2 |]

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I read this as ‘A shepherd’s Pie’ (must be hungry)

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