Mr. Sherrif's Whim

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X:1 T:Mr. Sherrif’s Whym [sic] M:C 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:F FF/F/ F>G Acfa|b b2 g f2 ec|dbca B3B|A/B/c BA G4:| |:GG/G/ GA Bc d2|Accf afcA|Begb aBAG|{B}AG/F/ {A}G F/E/ F4:||



MR. SHERRIF’S WHIM. AKA and see "Sherriff's Whim." English, Country Dance Tune (whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was first published by Charles and Samuel Thompson in one of their annual collections of country dances, later compiled into their Compleat Collection, vol. 3 (London, 1773). It was entered into the large music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers as "Sherriff's Whim."

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 182.

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