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X:1 T:Sheep Sheering, The M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Thompson’s Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3 (London, 1773) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc’s:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d2g B2g|ABG FED|dgB ced|cBA G3:| |:BGB cec|BGB cec|g2f g2d|cBA G3:||



SHEEP SHEERING. English, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is unique to Charles and Samuel Thompson’s third country dance collection (London, 1773).

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 36.

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