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Tune ID#5395 (Collins' Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Collins' Jig about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording KClns 2 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Collins' Jig / Port Uí Choileáin / Bill Collins' / Dan Collins' Father's Jig / The Boys of Ballymoate / The Hearty Boys of Ballymote / The Maid at the Well / Arthur McBride (also in G) (compare Maid at the Well #170)
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Discography cd

Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~199411#2
[OHs 2] Open House. Second Story. Mark Graham (harmonica, clarinet, vocals), Paul Kotapish (guitar, mandolin, cittern, bass), Sandy Silva (feet), Kevin Burke (fiddle, vocals).
~19968#1
[LoStBand] The Lonely Stranded Band. The Lonely Stranded Band. Traditional Irish Music and Song from Charlie Piggott, Miriam Collins and Joe Corcoran. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Miriam Collins (concertina), Joe Corcoran (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).
~19998#2
[NVall 1] Niall Vallely. Beyond Words. Niall Vallely (concertina, keyboard). For this tune: with Cillian Vallely (pipes).
20022.12#2
[KCThtr] Live from the Katharine Cornell Theater. Traditional Irish Music. Niall Vallely (concertina), Cillian Vallely (pipes).
~20091#4
[KClns 2] Kathleen Collins. My Book of Songs. Kathleen Collins (fiddle).
20114#1
[HDvls 2] The House Devils. Crossing the Ocean. Matt Fahey (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, resonator guitar), Mat Walklate (harmonica, flute, vocals, whistle, pipes), Andrew Dinan (fiddle), Anthony Haller (double bass). For this tune: Mat Walklate (harmonica).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Gold Ring
NVall 1, KCThtr
Mascot
OHs 2
Black Rogue
KClns 2
Played beforeOn Albums
Hughie Travers'
LoStBand
Eddie Kelly's
HDvls 2

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As jig #81 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]

If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1994