X: 1 T:Sherborne Jig, Sherborne M:6/8 L:1/8 A:Sherborne P:AA2(B2A2)4 K:G P:A |:G|G2d BAG|G2d ABc|d2G cAF|G3 G2:| P:B M:3/4 L:1/8 z|g2f2 e2|d3c B2|e2d2 c2|B3A G2| g2f2 e2|d3c B2|cdecAF |G3- G2||
SHERBORNE JIG, THE. English, Morris Dance Tune (6/8 and 3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (x3), AA (Mallinson Sherborne): AAAA,BBAAAA,BBAAAA,BBAAAA,BBAAAA (Bacon Sherborne): A,AABB,AABB,AABB,AABB,AA (Bacon Longborough). Collected from the villages of Longborough (Gloucestershire) and Sherborne (Gloucestershire) in England's Cotswolds. The step to the dance is different than most morris dances because of the 3/4 rhythm, similar to the one used in “Sweet Jenny Jones” (See Kirkpatrick’s remark for that tune). Sherborne, Dorset, was a bishopric created the king Ine of Wessex in 706, and the burial place of Saxon kings.