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Lullaby entitled 'Tri Talaidhean na h-Alba', 10 March 1869 to 6 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/19

Scope and Contents

Lullaby entitled 'Tri Talaidhean na h-Alba' [or Bràigh Loch Iall] beginning 'O bha ho na aoir i u o i ', probably collected from Peigi Robastan nean Alastair 'Ic Aulai [Peggy Robertson], Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The song contains twenty-three lines. The text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed May 6 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.


  • Creation: 10 March 1869 to 6 May 1869

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 68 folios ; 20.5 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 25r, line 1 to folio 25v, line 7

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW503 ff. 930-931 - transcription of this song.


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, Vol II (Edinburgh, 1900) p. 213.
Gillies, Anne Lorne, Songs of Gaelic Scotland (Edinburgh, 2005) pp. 257-260.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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