Mrs. O'Conor (2)
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MRS. O'CONOR . Irish, Air (whole time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738). O'Sullivan (1958) finds the subject of the title to be Mary (Molly), daughter of Colonel Tierman O'Rourke and wife of Denis O'Conor of Belanagare (see "Denis O'Conor (1)"). See also note for "Owen O'Rourke" for more.
Source for notated version: John Lee, A Favourite Collection of so much admired old Irish airs, the genuine and original compositions of Carolan, the celebrated Irish Bard (Dublin, 1780) [O'Sullivan].
Printed sources: Complete Collection of Carolan's Irish Tunes, 1984; No. 124, p. 90. O'Sullivan (Carolan: The Life, Times and Music of an Irish Harper), 1958; No. 124, p. 168.