A Shepherd’s Dream reel

Also known as Sheppard’s Dream.

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

A Shepherd's Dream has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Three settings

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 |]
# Added by iTrad .
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 |]
# Added by iTrad .
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)