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 Theme code Index    5251 537L2
 Also known as    Ruaidri Ua Morda, Ruadhraí Ó Mórdha, Good Omens, I'll Follow You My Dear, King of Leix (The), March of the King of Laois, Rory of the Hills, Good Omens
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Samuel Lover
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB, AAB, AABB, AABB', AA'BB', AABB'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Complete Preceptor for the Accordeon
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 35
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1843
 Artist    Biography:Mary Ellen Conlon
 Title of recording    Rory O'More
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Gennett 5270 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1923
Rory O'More

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Image: Rory O'More from John Derrick's The Image of Irelande, with a Discoverie of Woodkarne.
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Rory O' More

X:1 T:Rory O'More T:Good Omens M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Allegretto" R:Jig B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 3 (1859, No. 273, p. 136) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e|dGG {B}AGG|dGG (Gge)|(d>cB) (B>AG)|FAA A2 (B/c/)| dGG {B}AGG|DGG !fermata!e2 (d/c/)|(B>cd) def|gGG [B,2G2]|| g|(g>fe) eBB|{d}(cBA) G2F|(E>FG) (GAB)|(Bed) d2 (e/f/)| (g>fe) eBB|{d}(cBA) G2F|(E>FG) (GAB)|(Bed) !fermata![F2d2]!D.C.!||

X:1 T:Rory O’Moore, King of Leix’s March M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Allegro" R:March B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 64, p. 27) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D {AB}A2F {AB}A2D|{AB}A2F A2D|{B=c}B2G {AB}A2F|{GA}G2F E2D| {AB}A2F {AB}A2D|{AB}A2F {AB}A2D|{Bc}B2e (Ad).G|FdF E2D| {FG}F2D {GA}G2E|A3 (AGF)|(E<=c).G E=CE|(G<=c).G E=CE| (D>ED) (D>ED)|(D>ED) (D>ED)||{B=c}B2G {B}d2G|{B=c}B2G {B}d2G| {AB}A2d {AB}A2F|{AB}A2d {AB}A2F|{B=c}B2d {A}d2A|G>=c.G E2=C|{FG}F2D {GA}G2E| A3 (AGF)|(E<=cG) E=CE|(G<=cG) E=CE|(D>ED) (D>ED)|(D>ED) (D>ED)||

X: 1 T:Rory O'More TS.260 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=110 B:Thomas Sands' MS,1810,Lincolnshire R:jig C:Samuel Lover,1837 C:In different hand C O:England;Lincolnshire Z:vmp.Ruairidh Greig, 2011 F: K:A f|eAA cAA|eAA A2f|eAA cAA|GBBB2c/d/| eAA cAA|eAAHf2(e/d/)|cde efg|aAAA2H:| |:g|agf fcc|dcBA2(A/G/)|FGA ABc|dfeHe2f/g/| agf fcc|dcBA2A/G/|FGA ABc|dfeHe2"Da capo"f|]

X: 1 T:Rory O'Moore,aka. WHG.004 R:jig B:W.H.Giles MS,Bampton,Oxfordshire,1839p5 O:England H:donated by Mrs W.R.Kettlewell to VWML,Apr 1927. A:Bampton, Oxfordshire N:No TS in MS. No repeat marked in B music, or at start of A. N:Bar 6 has a bar-line in the middle, in the MS. N:Bar 8 the second note is a crotchet in the MS. N:A second part is on p61, WHG.056. Z:PJHeadford - VMP 2009 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=120 F: K:G |:e|dGG BGG|dGG BGG|Gge dBB|FAA ABc| dGG BGG|dGG BGG|ded def|gGG G2:| d|gfe dcB|cBA G2F|EFG ABc|edd d2f| gfe dcB|cBA G2F|EGG Bcc|ded d2|]

X: 1 T:Rory O'More. JMT012 O:england M:6/8 L:1/8 S:J.Moore,Tyneside,1841. (08) R:Jig A:Northumbria N:Unusual setting H:184 K:G g/e/|(dG).G AG.G | (dG).G (Gg)e | (d>cB) (BA)G | FAA A2B | (cd).e (de).f | .g.f.e d2c | (Bc).d (eg).^c | ddd ""d2 :| g/e/|(dG)G (AG)G | (dG)G G(ge) | (d>cB) (B>AG) | (FA)A A2 B/c/| (dG)G AGG | dGG"HOLD"e2 d/c/ | (B>c)d. d.e.f.| (gG)G g3| (g>fe) (eB).B | {d}c-BA G2A |(E>FA) GAB | (Be)d d2 e/f/| (g>f)e (eB)B | cBA G2 F | (E>FG) (GA).B| (Bd)d "DC"d2||

X:263(C) T:Rory O More O:No 263(C) Page 132 - 133 William Clarke of Feltwell (1858) Z:Transcribed by David Dolby 2010 M:6/8 L:1/8 N:In m.s., key signature given as G, bar 5 the E has been changed from a quaver to a grace note. N:Pause signs above A in bar 6, 2nd G in bar 12, A in bar 22. K:C a|gcc dcc|gcc cc'a|gfe edc|Bddd2g| gcc {e}dcc|gcc agf|efg gab|c'cc cz c'| c'ba aee|fed cz B|ABc cde|eag gbb| c'ba aee|fed ccB|ABc cde|eagg2{b}a| gcc dcc|gcc cz a|gcc edc|Bdd def| gcc dcc|gcc age|efg ac'b|c'ccc2|]

X:263(G) T:Rory O More (G) (with Coda) O:No 263(G) William Clarke of Feltwell (1858) Z:Transcribed by David Dolby 2010 M:6/8 L:1/8 N:In m.s., pause marks over E in bar 6, 2nd D in bar 12 and E in bar 22. N: The word Syne is written over bar 25 K:G e|dGG AGG|dGG Gge|dcB BAG|FAAA2d| dGG {B}AGG|dGG !fermata!edc|Bcd def|gGG Gz g| gfe eBB|cBA Gz F|EFG GAB|Bed !fermata!dff| gfe dBB|cBA GGF|EFG GAB|Bed dz e| dGG AGG|dGG Gz e|dGG BAG|FAA ABc| dGG AGG|dGG !fermata!edc|Bcd egf|gGGG2|| d|dBd cAc|BdB gfe|ddd def|gGGG2|]

X:1 T:Rory O’More M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 37) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A a|eAA cAA|eAA Aaf|eAA cAA|GBB (B2a)| eAA cAA|eAA f2 e/d/|cde efg|aAA (A2:| |:e)|agf fcc|dcB (A2G)|FGA ABc|cfe e2 f/g/| agf fcc|dcB (A2G)|FGA ABc|1 cfe e2:|2 cff f2||

X:1 T:Rory O' More M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 78. Carolan ms. 1, No. 241. K:C a|gcc ecc|gcc c2a|g>fee dc|Bdd d2a| gcc ecc|gcc a2 g/f/|e>fg gab|c'cc c2!fine!:| |:c'|c'>ba aee|fed c2B|A>Bcc de|ea>g g2c'| c'>ba aee|fed c2B|A>Bcc de|ea>g g2!D.C.!:|

X:1 T:Rory O’More L:1/8 M:6/8 R:Country Dance B:Stewart-Robertson – The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A f|eAA cAA|eAA Aaf|edc cBA|GBB B2f| eAA cAA|eAA f2e/d/|cde efg|aAA A2:| |:a|agf fcc|dcB A2G|FGA ABc|cfe e2a| agf fcc|dcB A2 A/G/|FGA ABc|cfe e2:|

X:2 T:Rory O’More L:1/8 M:6/8 K:A eAA cAA|eAA F3|edc cBA|GBB Bcd| ecA cBA|ece fed|cde efg|a2A A3:| |:agf fcc|dcB A2G|FGA ABc|Bee efg| agf f2c|dcB A2G|FGA ABc|Bee e2f:|

X:3 T:Rory O' More D:Jimmy Shand 78: Beltona BL 2229 (1935) Z:Nigel Gatherer M:6/8 L:1/8 K:A f|eAA cBA|eAA A2 f|edc cBA|GBB B2 f| eAA cBA|ede fed|cee efg|aAA A2:| |:e|agf edc|dcB A2 G|F2 G A2 B|cee efg| agf edc|dcB A2 G|F2 G A2 B|cee e2:|]