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MAURICE O'CONNOR [3]. AKA - "Mr. Maurice O Connor." AKA and see "Doctor O'Connor," "Dr. O'Connor." Irish, Planxty. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738).

Source for notated version: Samuel, Ann and Peter Thompson's Hibernian Muse (London, c. 1786) [O'Sullivan]. O'Sullivan notes the tune is practically identical with that published by John Lee (1780).

Printed sources: Complete Collection of Carolan's Irish Tunes, 1984; No. 117, p. 85. O'Sullivan (Carolan: The Life, Times and Music of an Irish Harper), 1958; No. 117, p. 163. Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson (The Hibernian Muse), London, 1787; No. 44, p. 27.

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