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Song beginning ['Gur beag mo dhu[i]l aire'] and accompanying story, 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/33

Scope and Contents

Song beginning ['Gur beag mo dhu[i]l aire'] about a warrior and accompanying story. The song is noted as being sung by two [fairy] women on two sides of Gleann-chnabhadail [Gleann Crabhadail/Glen Cravadale, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] and was heard by Muracha mac Ruari [Murdo [MacRury]]. The chorus suggests it is a waulking song. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • 1873

Language of Materials


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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm

Physical Location

folio 59v, line 9 to folio 58v, line 4

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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