Shepherd's Joy

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X:1 T:Barafostus' Dream T:Shepherd's Joy B:Fitzwilliam Virginal Book (1609, No. 131) M:6/4 L:1/8 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C V:1 [F4A4][D2G2d2][E4A4^c4][A2d2]|[G3B3e3]d [E2^c2][D2A2d2] [G2B2][D2A2d2]| f4 f2 e4 e2| d4 d2 A/^c/B/d/ c/e/d/f/ [A2c2e2]|e4| V:2 K:C clef=bass D2 D,,2 _B,2A,2A,,,2F2|E2 E,,2A,2 ^F,/D,/D,/D,/ B,,/G,,/G,,/G,,/ ^F,,/D,,/D,,/D,,/| D,/D/E,/C/ F,/A,/G,/B,/ A,/C/B,/D/ C,/C/D,/B,/ E,/G,/F,/A,/ G,/B,/A,/C/| B,/D/C/E/ D/F/E/G/ F/A/G/_B/ EFE[B,D][A,C]A,,,|C4|



SHEPHERD'S JOY. AKA and see "Bara Fostus Dream", "Phoebus is laugh over de Zee". English, Ballad Air (3/4 time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The air appears in Forbes Songs and Fancies (1666); the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book and Rossiter's Consort Lessons (1609) {as "Bara Fostus Dream"}; Friesche Lust Hof (1621), Nederlandtsche Gedenck clanck (1626), and Stichtelyke Rymen (1647) {as "Phoebus is laugh over de Zee"}.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Chappell (Popular Music of the Olden Time, vol. 1), 1859; p. 148.

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