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 Theme code Index    17L6L1 3434
 Also known as    Belfast Almanac (The), Bob in the Bed, Garson's Quadrille, Harlequin's Lament for the Loss of Colomtine, Irish Air (1), Jackson's Shaving Brush, Maid's Invitation, Planks of Connaught, Planxty Mrs. O'Conor, Planxty Connor (1), Planxty Connacht, Sean O Conchubhair
 Composer/Core Source    Turlough O'Carolan
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB, ABC, AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:O'Farrell
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Pocket Companion vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 57
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1805
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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John O' Connor

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Image: Arthur O'Niell (c. 1737-1816)
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John O Connor

X:1 T:Plangsty Connor—In the Poor Solider M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air C:Carolan B:Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson – The Hibernian Muse (London, 1787, No. 15, p. 10) N:”A Collection of the most Favorite Compositions of Carolan the Celebrated Irish Bard” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2G FED|E2F G2A|B2G c2A|B2G c2A| Bcd EFG|ABG FED|EFG AFD|G3 G3:|| |:d2d def|g3 g3|c2c cdc|e3g3| dcB c2e|dBd D2D|EFG AFD|G3 G3:|| |:BGE EGE|AFD DFD|EFG ABG|{G}F3 D3| ded dBG|efe efg|dcB AGF|G3 G3:|]

X:1 T:Planxty Connor M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (c. 1805) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D | GAG FED | E2F G2A | B2G c2A | B2G c2A | Bcd E2E | ABG FED | EFE AGF | G3 G2 :| |: c | B2d def | g3g3 | BcB Bcd | e2e efg | dBG c2A | Bcd D2D | EFE AGF | G3G2 :| |: c | BGE EGE | AFD DED | E2F GAG | FEF D3 | d2d dcB | efe efg | dBG cAF | G3G2 :|

X:1 T:Plangsty Connor M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 86) N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other N:hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 461) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2 G FED|E2F G2A|B2G c2A|B2G c2A| Bcd EFG|ABG FED|EFG AFD|G3 G3|| d2d def|g3 g3|c2c cdc|e3g3|dcB c2 e|dBd D2D| EFG AFD|G3 G3||BGE EGE|AFD DFD|EFG ABG| GF2 D3|ded dBG|efe efg|dcB AGF|G3 G3||

X:1 T:Planxty Conner M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:”Allegro Motto” B:William Forde – 300 National Melodies of the British Isles (c. 1841, p. 26, No. 85) B: N:William Forde (c.1795–1850) was a musician, music collector and scholar from County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C cdc BAG|A2B c2d|e2c f2d|e2c f2d| efg ABc|dec BAG|ABc dBG|c3 c3|| efe efg|a3 a3|ded def|g3 g3| gfe fga|g^fg G2G|ABc dBG|c3 c3||

X:1 T:Planxty Connor M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent., County Cork, p. 92) F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|GAG FED|E2F G2A|B2G c2A|B2G c2A| Bcd EFE|ABG FED|EFE AGF|G3 G2:| |:c|B2d def|g3 g3|BcB Bcd|e2 e efg| dBG c2A|Bcd D2D|EFE AGF|G3 G2:| |:c|BGE EFE|AFD DED|E2F GAG|FEF E3| d2d dcB|efe efg|dBG dAF|G3 G2:|

X:1 T:Untitled N:c.f. John O’Connor, Planxty Conor, Bob in the Bed, What true felicity I shall find M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 149, B:p. 49 and No. 188, p. 58) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D2|GAG FED|E2F G2A|BcB BAG|A2B c2A| Bcd E2E|AFD D2D|EFG AGF|G3 G2:| |:c|B2d def|g3 g2B|cBc ABc|d3 def| gfe dcB|cBc D2D|EFG AGF|G3 G2:|

X:1 T:Planxty Mrs. O’Conor M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Spirited" S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 666 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2G FED|E2F G2A|B2G c2A|B2G c2A| Bcd EFG|ABG FED|EFG AFD|G3 G2A| Bcd EFG|ABG FED|EFG AFD|G3 G2z|| d2d def|g3g3|B2B Bcd|e3e3| dcB c2e|d^cd D2D|EFG AFD|G3G2z| dcB c2e|d^cd D2D|EFG AFD|G3G3|| BGE EGE|AFD DFD|EFG ABG|F3D3| ded dBG|efe efg|dcB AGF|G3 G2z| ded dBG|efe efg|dcB AGF|G3 G2z||