Planxty O’Rourke jig

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

Planxty O'Rourke has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Planxty O'Rourke
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
D|Ddc d2 e|fag fed|cAG F/G/AG|
{G}FEF D2 C|D2 B {d}cBc|D2 d d2 e|Aag a2 g|fed d2||
f|edc def|{B}AGF EDC|C2 c {d}c=Bc|
Ddd dc/A/G/E/|D/E/FD D/E/FD |C/D/EC C/D/EC|
E/A/AG FED|CA,A, A,2||C|D/D/Dd D/D/Dd |
D/D/DG EDC|D/D/Da fed|/
M:7/8
c/B/A/G/ A/c/d/e/ Hd2 a|
M:6/8
f>ed/c/ e>dc/A/|dcA GEC|D/D/Dd D/D/Dd|ECE D2||
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X: 2
T: Planxty O'Rourke
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
E|Eed e2 f|gba gfe|dBA G/A/BA|
{A}GFG E2 D|E2 c {e}dcd|E2 e e2 f|Bba b2 a|gfe e2||
g|fed efg|{c}BAG FED|D2 d {e}d=cd|
Eee ed/B/A/F/|E/F/GE E/F/GE |D/E/FD D/E/FD|
FBA GFE|DBB B2||DEe E2e |
E2A FED|E2B gfe|
M:7/8
d/c/B/A/ B/d/e/f/ He2 b|
M:6/8
g>fe/d/ f>ed/B/|edB AFD|E/E/Ee E/E/Ee|FDF E2||
# Added by JACKB .
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X: 3
T: Planxty O'Rourke
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
E|Eed e2 f|gba gfe|dBA G/A/BA|
{A}GFG E2 D|E2 c {e}dcd|E2 e e2 f|Bba b2 a|gfe e2||
g|fed efg|{c}BAG FED|D2 d {e}d^cd|
Eee ed/B/A/F/|E/F/GE E/F/GE |D/E/FD D/E/FD|
FBA GFE|DBB B2||DEe E2e |
E2A FED|E2B gfe|\
M:7/8
d/c/B/A/ B/d/e/f/ He2 b|
M:6/8
g>fe/d/ f>ed/B/|edB AFD|E/E/Ee E/E/Ee|FDF E2||
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Three comments

Planxty O’Rourke (First Air)

This is one of two Carolan tunes under the title "Planxty O’Rourke"in Donal O’Sullivan’s collection. There is also one that is sometimes erroneously given that title - properly "O’Rourke’s Feast", but that tune was not composed in anyone’s honour (which apparently is what a"planxty" is all about).
This is the setting as it appears in the O’Sullivan book, with the addition of the marked shift of metre (O’Sullivan presents a bar that is not within the 6/8 time signature but does not mark it as such - it might be a misprint, but I’ve retained it rather than work out what might have been intended).
O’Sullivan notes that the tune was sent to the collector Patrick W Joyce by Francis Hogan of Brenormore, under the title of "Abhran Buadha - Song of Victory" in 1884. It also appears in one of the Forde notebooks under its present title.
O’Sullivan reckons the subject is Owen O’Rourke of Inishmagrath, Co. Leitrim, and was "the last of the hereditary Princes of Breffni".

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You’ve made an error there in transposition, Jack. The accidental in bar 11 should be a c#. It is, of course, in a minor key. I used F major as a convenience - should be D minor and your transposition should be E minor.

Fixed it myself with a third setting. Careless transposition, Jack. Perhaps you can delete it.