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Song entitled 'Cumha', 21 November 1870 to 12 December 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/132

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Cumha' collected from Ranald MacDonald, Taransay, Harris at Trimisgarry [Tarasaigh, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris and Trumaisegearraidh/Trumisgarry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Mi ma aonar an cluain a bharraich, I ri ri ri i bho'. The song is composed of twenty-four lines. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across the first page of text is, 'Transcribed 12/12 1883 Book No V page [-] A[lexander] Carmichael.'


  • Creation: 21 November 1870 to 12 December 1883

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 50v, line 7 to folio 51r, line 8

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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