Collier's Jig (The)

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 Theme code Index    357b7b 51H3H2H
 Also known as    Do You Want Anymore?
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Randy Miller
 Book/Manuscript title    Fiddler's Throne (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 27
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2004
 Artist    Frank O'Higgins
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    1937
 Score   ()   

COLLIER'S JIG, THE. AKA and see "Do You Want Anymore?" Irish, Jig. D Mixolydian/Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A jig-time setting of "The Collier's Reel," which appears in O'Neill's as "Do You Want Anymore?" The jig was in the repertoire of Clare accordion player Bobby Gardiner, but was first recorded by Glenamona, Kilskeer, County Meath fiddler Frank O'Higgins (1891-1975) in Dublin in 1937 under the title "Do You Want Anymore?" (the name of the tune as given by Francis O'Neill in Dance Music of Ireland, 1907).

Printed source: Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 24, p. 27.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet GLCD1150, "Moving Cloud" (Brock/Donnelly/McGuire/Crawford/Hession). Green Linnet, The Irish Tradition - "The Corner House." Ossian OSS-31, Paddy Glackin (with Mick Gavin & Michael O'Brien) - "The Flags of Dublin." Shanachie 78015, James Keane - "With Friends Like These" (1998). Spin CD1000, Paul McGrattan & Paul O'Shaughnessy - "Within a Mile of Dublin." TOPIC TSCD605, "Past Masters of Irish Dance Music :A Collection of Fiddle Music Remastered from Rare 78 RPM Records."

T:Collier's Jig
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