Malcolm’s New Fiddle jig

Also known as Jerry Holland’s.

There are 16 recordings of a tune by this name.

Malcolm’s New Fiddle has been added to 6 tune sets.

Malcolm's New Fiddle has been added to 59 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Malcolm's New Fiddle
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emaj
~B,2E EFG|FEE EGB|e2g fec|BGE FEC|
B,2E EFG|FEE EGB|efg fec|BGE ~E3:|
B2c BGB|e2g fge|Bcc BBB|BGF FGA|
B2c BGB|e2g fge|cec B2c|1 BGE EGA:|2 BGE E3||
X: 2
T: Malcolm's New Fiddle
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emaj
|: B,2 E EFG | F2 E EGB | egf fec | BGE FEC |
B,2 E EFG | F2 E EGB | egf fec |1 BGE EB,C :|2 BGE EGA ||
|: B2 B BGB | Beg fge | c2c BGe | BGE FGA |
B2 B BGB | Beg fge |1 c2c BGe | EFE EGA :|2 c3 B3 | G3 FEC ||

Eleven comments

Malcolm’s New Fiddle

I learned this tune from the Daimh album "The Pirates of Puirt’. It was written by the great Cape Breton fiddler Jerry Holland.

where is the sheet music for this? Has it been removed?

Reelin’in Tradition by The Mulcahy Family

I think it is also recorded on Reelin’in Tradition by The Mulcahy Family (track 15, first jig).

Blue Fiddle track

This is the proper name for the tune listed as Jerry Holland’s on Sean Smyth’s Blue Fiddle album, in case anyone was wondering what that tune was.

(Sheet music now added - cheers Jeremy!)

Jerry Holland’s

The third jig in a set played on the accordion by Damien McKee, which can be found here. On the site, it’s listed as "Jerry Mulholland’s," but in the video, he clearly says "Holland’s."

Anyway, it’s a distinct tune from any that have been transcribed under Jerry’s name so far.