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Song entitled 'Falbh orra Co Cò sin Còbeag', 26 March 1876

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/16

Scope and Contents

Rowing song entitled 'Falbh orra Co Cò sin Còbeag' collected from Màiri Stewart, Keallann, North Uist [Ceallan/Kallin, Uibhist a Tuath] 'bean ciobair + mathair ciobair' [shepherd's wife and shepherd's mother] beginning, 'Thuirt i rium le sannt a chlisg mi, Oganach thall tog do mhisneach'. The song is composed of twenty lines including the use of 'Falbh' on a single line to indicate the chorus. Text scored over with note saying 'Sent to Arch[ibal]d Sinclair 62 Argyle St Glasgow in May 1877 AAC'.


  • Creation: 26 March 1876

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 62 folios ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 5r, line 14 to folio 5v, line 22

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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