How Much Has She Got?

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X:1 T:How Much Has She Got? M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 293 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A Minor g|aed cBA|ecA A2g|aed cBA|dBG G2g| aed cBA|def efg|agf gfe|dBG A2:| |:B|A2a aec|aec ABA|G2g gdB|gdB G2B| A2a aec|def efg|agf gfe|dBG A2:||



HOW MUCH HAS SHE GOT? (An moir ata aci?) AKA and see "Sprightly Widow (The)." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). A Mixolydian (O'Neill/1850): A Minor (O'Neill/1001). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Irish collector George Petrie (artist) (1790-1866) also obtained two versions of a variant entitled "Girl I Love (2) (The)" that share the first strain (but differ in the second). Paul de Grae also finds two variant tunes in the O'Neill collections, "Field of Flowers (The)" and "Rivals (The)"[1].


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "J. O'Neill" [O'Neill]. Chicago Police Sergeant and fiddler James O'Neill, originally from County Down, served as Francis O'Neill's transcriber and collaborator on his early volumes.

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 70. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1102, p. 208. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 293, p. 63.






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  1. Paul de Grae, "Notes on Sources of Tunes in the O'Neill Collections", 2017 [1].