Coleford Jig (The)
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COLEFORD JIG, THE. English, Hornpipe or reel (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Despite the word 'jig' in the title (which refers to solo dancing rather than the 6/8 time tune form), the tune (perhaps a hornpipe) is a duple-time vehicle, perhaps used for step dancing in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, mining town of Coleford, not far from the border with Wales. Some similarities to "Honeysuckle (2) (The)/Honeysuckle Hornpipe", a tune that Phillip Heath-Coleman  believes is "a close relation...the first halves of the 2nd strains are almost identical," while several bars of the first strain also are similar.