Old Wheels of the World (The)
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OLD WHEELS OF THE WORLD, THE. AKA and see "Apples in Winter (3)," "Mountain Lark (1) (The)," "Rolling down the Hill (2)." Irish, Reel. Standard tuning (fiddle). A Dorian. AB. No relation to "Wheels of the World (1) (The)." Irish violinist R.M. Levey first published a version of the tune in his 1858 First Collection as "Apples in Winter (3)," and Francis O'Neill printed the tune as "Rolling down the Hill." It was recorded in the 78 RPM era by fiddler Francis Cashin and Tom Cawley as "Mountain Lark (1) (The).
Source for notated version: piper Willie Clancy (1918-1973, Miltown Malbay, west Clare) [Mitchell].
Printed sources: Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1993; No. 56, p. 62.
Recorded sources: Bellbridge Records, Bobby Casey - "Casey in the Cowhouse" (1992. Originally recorded 1959).
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info