Annotation:Rolling down the Hill (2)

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X:1 % T:Rolling down the Hill [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel R:Reel S:O’Neill – Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 727 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin e2 cA e2 cA|BGE^F G2 GB|A^GAB cBcd|e^fge dgfg| e2 cA Acec|dcBA G2 GB|A^GAB cBcd|eage d2 cd|| e^f{a}gf ef{a}gf|ea{b}a^g ea{b}ag|e^f{a}ge ef{a}gf|a^fge d2d2| e^f{a}gf ef{a}gf|ea{b}a^g ea{a}ag|edcB cdef|g^fge dgfg||

ROLLING DOWN THE HILL [2] (Ag liatrad/cornad sios an cnuic/cnoc). AKA and see “Apples in Winter (3),” “Mountain Lark (1) (The),” “Old Wheels of the World (The)." Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850): ABB' (O'Neill/Krassen). A version of the reel was earlier published by violinist R.M. Levey first collection (1858) as "Apples in Winter (3)," although, as musician and researcher Paul de Grae remarks, it "has been improved in [O'Neill's] setting, with a more flowing line, possibly by James O'Neill." He points out the O'Neill already had a tune called "Apples in Winter" in his collection (MOI, No. 111), and so perhaps changed the name of this tune to avoid confusion.

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 152. O'Neill (Music of Ireland; 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1508, p. 279. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 727, p. 128.

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See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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