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

 Item
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.

Dates

  • 22 August 1903

Language of Materials

Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 20 folios ; 21 x 17 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

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

Bibliography

Rose, John (ed.), Metrical Reliques of 'The Men' in the Highlands, (Inverness, 1851) p. 96. http://www.archive.org/stream/metricalreliques00rose#page/96/mode/2up/search/baoghal

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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