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Song entitled 'Cumha Cairistine', nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/6

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Cumha Cairistine' beginning 'Chairistine nach freagair thu mi, Cha fhreagair an nochd mo dhibhul mi'. The song is composed of thirty-eight lines, arranged into six verses of four lines each and a single line chorus. Annotations have been made to the text with alternative words or phrases, the annotation being separated from the main text with an oblique.


  • Creation: nd

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 43 folios ; 20.2 x 16.1 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 8r, line 10 to folio 9r, line 13


Campbell, J.L. and Collinson, Francis, ed., Hebridean Folksongs vol I, (Oxford, 1969) pp 54-57.

Repository Details

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