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Song beginning 'S a cholunn sin sa chol[unn]' and accompanying note, 22 August 1903

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/14

Scope and Contents

Hymn probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, beginning ' Sa cholunn sin sa 'chol[unn], gur mairg a tha nad chao[mh]na[dh]' ['Cor an t-saoghail' by Lachlan MacLauchlan, teacher Obar Itheachan/Abriachan, Siorrachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. The note states that the song was composed by 'Gille ghorach agus dh fhas e tinn' [a foolish boy who became ill]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 22 August 1903

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 20 folios ; 21 x 17 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 5r, line 11 to folio 6v, line 6


Rose, John (ed.), Metrical Reliques of 'The Men' in the Highlands, (Inverness, 1851) p. 96.

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