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St Kilda Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Song entitled 'Chai e leis', 22 May 1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/18
Scope and Contents Song collected from Oighrig NicCruimein nighean dhol Dhonul mac Cruimein [Effie MacCrimmon], age 84, [Hiorta/St Kilda] beginning 'Gur mise tha fo ghruaim, Gur a fluich tha mo ghruaidh'. Eibhrig says 'Si mo mhathair a rin an d-oran so ga an duine aice' [My mother composed this song for her husband]; the heading, written by Carmichael, is 'Chai[dh] e leis [a' chreig]', in other words he fell from the cliff. The song contains many annotations pencil and in ink and the text has been scored...
Dates: 22 May 1865