Rakes of Mallow (The)

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 Theme code Index    1115 7L7L7L4
 Also known as    Heights of Alma (1) (The), Jolly Sailor, Little Billy, Piping Tim of Galway, Rakes of London, Rakes of Malta, Rakes of Malo, Rakes of Mellow, Râteau Vieux (Le), Rigs o' Marlow, Romping Molly, Sandy Lent the Man His Mill
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, English, Irish, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, March/Marche, Polka, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Caledonian Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 34
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1733
 Artist    Biography:Michael Coleman & Tom Morrison
 Title of recording    Heights of Alma/All the Way to Sligo
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia 33069-F (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1925
The rakes of Mallow

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Image: “Rakes of Mallow” was prominently featured in director John Ford’s film The Quiet Man, starring John Wayne (filmed in the village of Cong, Ireland), as the theme for the fight scene when the town comes alive
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The Rakes Of Mallow

X:1 T: The Rakes of Mallow (Jolly Sailor) T: Sandy Lent the Man His Mill O: 1733 Z: John Chambers <jc@trillian.mit.edu> B: Walsh, "Caledonian Country Dances", 1733, p. 34 B: Burke Thumoth collection (as "Rakes of Marlow"), 1745 M: C L: 1/4 K: G V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] |:GB GB | GB c/B/A/G/ |FA FA | FA d/c/B/A/ | GB GB | GB d2 |c/B/A/G/ F/G/A/c/ |BG G2 :| |:gf/e/ dc | Bc d2 |gf/e/ dc | Bg A2 | gf/e/ dc | BG c2 |c/B/A/G/ F/G/A/c/ |BG G2 :|]

X:2 T:Rakes of Mallow, The M:C| L:1/8 B:Thumoth - Forty Eight English, Irish, and Scotch Airs with variations (1745-46) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] G2B2G2B2|G2 B2 dcBA|F2A2F2A2|F2 A2c2A2| G2B2G2B2|G2B2c2A2|B2 BGA2 GF|G4 G4:| |:g2e2d2c2|B2 AG c4|(g2e2d2c2)|g2 a2 A4| g2 fe d2c2|B2 AG c4|B2 AG A2 GF|G4G4:| P:Variation |:DG B2 DG B2|DG B2d2 BG|DF A2 DF A2|DF A2c2 AF| D(G/A/) B2 D(G/A/)B2|D(G/A/) BG d2 cB|ecdB AcBA|G4 G4:| |:(gfg)e (ed)(dc)|(BG)(cA) d4|(gbag) (fedc)|BG a2 A4| (3bag (3agf (3gfe dc|(3BAG (3cBA d4|(3edc dB AcBA|G4 G4:|]

X:1 T:Rakes of Mellow, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Walter Rainstorp music manuscript collection (1747, p. 7) N:The cover is inscribed “Walter Rainstorp, 1747. Bought in Cheap Side, N:London, 1747”. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GBGB GB (dA/G/)|FAFA FA (cB/A/)|GBGB GB d(c/B/)|c/B/A/F/ FA G/G/G G2:| |:g(f/e/) dc Bc d2|g(f/e/) dc (B/c/d) A2|gf/e/ dc BG d2|c/B/A/G/ FA G/G/G G2:|

X:3 T:Rakes O Mellow, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:William Vickers' Northumbrian music manuscripts, p. 49 (1770) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="3." [V:1] gf/e/ dcBc d2|gf/e/ dc Bg A2|gf/e/ dc BG c2|BGAF G2G2:| |:GBGB GB dA/G/|FAFA FA cB/A/|GBGB GB dg|BGAF G2G2:|]

X:4 T:The Rakes of Mallow T:Little Billy M:2/4 L:1/16 S:Wm. Mittell's MS, WM.050, New Romney, Kent, 1799 R:Country Dance O:England A:Kent Z:vmp.Chris Partington B:Village Music project, Mittell, William F:http://www.village-music-project.org.uk/abc/mittell.abc K:G V:1 clef=treble name="4." [V:1] G2B2G2B2|G2B2 (dB)(AG)|F2A2F2A2| F2A2 dcBA|! G2B2G2B2|GABc d2g2|cBAG FGAB|G4G4:|! |:g2fe d2c2|B2c2d4|g2fe d2c2|B2g2A4|! g2fe d2c2|B2G2c4|B2AG FGAB|G4G4:|

X:5 T:Rakes of Mallow, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance S:"Mrs. Foley" S:Henry Hudson manuscript collection c. 1841 (Dublin, No. 338) N:Hudson was a Dublin dentist and an early collector. He was N:music editor of The Citizen or Dublin Monthly Magazine from N:1841-1843. F: http://rarebooks.library.nd.edu/digital/bookreader/MSE_1434-2/#page/7/mode/1up Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 clef=treble name="5." [V:1] dBAG|FG A2|dBAG eE E2|dBAG|FG A2|FEDC|D2D2|| DFFF|FAGF|EEEE|EGFE|FFFF|FAGF|GEDC|D2D2||

X:6 T:Rakes of Mallow, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderato" B:P.M. Haverty - One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 136, p. 62) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="6." [V:1] .G.B.G.B|GB c/B/A/G/|FAFA|FA d/c/B/A/| GBGB|GB e/d/c/B/|c/B/A/G/ (F/G/)A/B/|G2G2:| |:g(f/e/) dc|Bc d2|g(f/e/) dc|Bd A2| gf/e/ dc|BG c2|c/B/A/G/ (F/G/)A/B/|G2G2:|]

X:7 T:Rakes of Mallow M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Hughes - Gems from the Emerald Isles (London, 1867, No. 31, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A AcAc Ac (d/c/B/A/)|GBGB GB (e/d/c/B/)|AcAc Ac e2|(ed/c/B/A/) GB A2A2|| {c}ag/f/ ed cd e2|[c}a2g/f/ ed ca B2|{c}ag/f/ ed cd e2|(d/c/B/A/) GB A2A2||

X:8 T:The Rakes of Mallow M:2/4 L:1/16 R:Country Dance B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 340, no. 1810 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G V:1 clef=treble name="8." [V:1] .G2.B2 .G2.B2|.G2.B2 cBAG|.F2.A2 .F2.A2|.F2.A2 dcBA| .G2.B2 .G2.B2|.G2.B2 .d2.B2|cBAG FGAc|B2G2 G2z2| GBBB GBBB|GBBB cBAG|FAAA FAAA|FAAA dcBA| GBBB GBBB|GBBB d2B2|cBAG FGAc|B2G2 G2z2|| g2fe .d2.c2|.B2.c2 .d2.B2|g2fe .d2.c2|.B2.e2 A2 z2| g2fe .d2.c2|.B2.c2 .d2.B2|cBAG FGAc|B2G2 G2z2| g2fe (de)dc|BABc dcBc|g2fe (de)dc|BABe A2(Bd)| g2fe (de)dc|BABc dcBd|cBAG FGAc|B2G2 G2z2|]