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Fragment of song entitled 'Bron Binn', September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/121

Scope and Contents

Fragment of song entitled 'Bron Binn' [Am Bròn Binn or The Sweet Sorrow] collected from Catrina Pearson, wife of Alex[ander] Macfarlane, Ceant[an]g[abhal], Barra [Catherine MacFarlane née Pearson or MacPherson, Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Isle of Barra/Barraigh] beginning 'Bha bana-bhuitseach is domhain a fala feadh an -saol'. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. The second part of this song can be found at Coll-97/CW90/123.


  • Creation: September 1872

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 47r, line 8 to folio 47r, line 19

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW90/123 - the second part of this song.


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. V (Edinburgh, 1954), pp. 87-105

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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