Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...
Dates: c1868 to 16 June 1876
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Seathan' collected from Mairi Dhonullach and Mairi [bean], Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] beginning 'Na huru o na hi horo, Na hi horo hogh o ho ho-o, Nach do leig iad sin us talamh lein'. The song is composed of twenty-three lines and has been scored through in ink with the following note written transversely over it 'B[ook] 2 P[age] [-] Transcribed June 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'. The note describes how the song was sung, 'The singer of the tuiream sings the...
Dates: 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869