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Two songs, one entitled 'Duan Bannag na Callaig' and the other beginning 'Fhir a Challain i ri o' accompanying note, 27 October 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/3

Scope and Contents

Two songs, one entitled 'Duan Bannag na Callaig' beginning 'Taobh a phocain toa' an tearcain' and the other beginning 'Fhir a Challain i ri o' probably collected from Angus Gunn, cottar, Dail bho Thuath/North Dell, Nis/Ness, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The note explains that after the second song the custom was that '2 bannag were handed out round the fire'. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • 27 October 1873

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 12 folios ; 17 x 21cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 2r, line 14 to folio 2r, line 30

Related Materials

GB237 Coll-97/CW230a

Bibliography

Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. 1 (Edinburgh, 1900), pp. 138-140.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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