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Song entitled 'Aoi Na Dean Cadal Idir' and accompanying note, 22 August 1903

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/4

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Aoi Na Dean Cadal Idir' probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, beginning 'S aoi na dean cadal idir, S aoi cha dean cad[al] trom'. The song is a lullaby and the note states that it was a warning from the girl minding the child to the aoi [aoidh or guest], whom she knew, that they were going to kill him. The girl was from Dochanassai [Dochanassie, Inverness-shire]. The song is composed of seven lines. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 22 August 1903

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 20 folios ; 21 x 17 cm