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Miscellaneous music, c 1908-1930


Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous music.

  1. Several Marjory Kennedy-Fraser songs, Hebridean and others, mainly manuscripts, some printed sheets, some transposed versions of published songs, manuscripts, several arrangements for harp accompaniment, manuscripts.
  2. ‘A Parting Toast’, ‘M.K.F.’s [Marjory Kennedy Fraser] Key or for general use’, and ‘Loom Blessing’, manuscript.
  3. ‘Bloweth the West Wind’, ‘transposed to G major’ (and two other keys), manuscript; ‘’S a Mhairit og’, manuscript; ‘Ae Fond Kiss’, duet for soprano and tenor, manuscript; ‘Leis an Lurgainn’, manuscript.
  4. ‘Peat-Fire Smooring Prayer’, from Songs of the Hebrides, arranged for unaccompanied chorus by T. S. Drummond, manuscript.
  5. ‘Fire, Faire’, ‘Barra Milking Croon, noted from the singing of Joseph Campbell, N. Bay, Barra’, manuscript.
  6. ‘A Landward Lad to the Sea’, words by Violet Jacob, air from Barra, arranged by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser; ‘The Reiving Ship’, ‘Rosing’s key?’
  7. ‘A Quern Lilt = Ash Eve’, ‘Obbe, S. Harris’.
  8. ‘On her Soft Bosom’/“Righinn nam bruadh”, ‘words from Carmina Gadelica, air from Rod. McKinnon [Roderick McKinnon], Barra, arranged by MKF [Marjory Kennedy-Fraser]’.


  • Creation: c 1908-1930


Language of Materials

English and Scottish Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

Due to format, there is no current listening access to the recordings.


From the Box: 1 box

Previous reference

Gen. 277

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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