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WHEELS OF THE WORLD [3], THE ("Roitleanide an Domain," "Rotai an Domain" or "Rothai an Domhain"). AKA and see "Coleman's Jig (5)," "Portarlington Jig," "Sean McGuire's Jig," "Sheep on the Mountain." Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Breathnach): AA’B (Taylor): AABB (Williamson): AABB' (O'Neill).

Sources for notated versions: whistle player Mary Bergin (Ireland) [Breathnach]; set dance music recorded live at Na Píobairí Uilleann, mid-1980’s [Taylor].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 34, p. 16. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 777, p. 145. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 54, p. 25. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Yellow Book), 1995; p. 26. Williamson (English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish Fiddle Tunes), 1976; p. 75.

Recorded sources: Gael Linn Records CEF 071, Mary Bergin "Feadoga Stain" (1979). Green Linnet, Patrick Street – “Corner House” (as “Portarlington Jig”).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
See the tune in the Dunn Family manuscript collection [2]




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