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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Song entitled 'Duan Callaig' and accompanying custom, 20 November 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/28
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan Callaig' [The Song of Hogmanay] collected from Gilleaspa Donnullach [Archibald MacDonald], shoemaker, Bailanloch, Uist a Chinn a Tuath [Baile Loch/Baleloch, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Nist o thainc sinn an duthaich, A dh'urachadh dhuibh na Callaig' and comprising seven verses. Additions have been made to the text in pencil. The custom describes how the 'luc-callain went sun-wise three times round the house' and in Uist [Uibhist] where the 'luc-callain' may be...
Dates: 20 November 1873

Song entitled 'Duan Callaig' and accompanying note, 20 November 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/11
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan Callaig' [The Song of Hogmanay] collected from Gilleaspa Donullach [Gilleasbuig Dòmhnallach/Archibald MacDonald], Baileanloch [Baile Loch, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Nist o thainic sin an duaich, A dh ur[achadh] dhui[bh] na callaig'. The note states that the singers '3 times went round on the tota wall of hou[se] with a seice [hide] striking it per[haps] 12 persons.' Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 20 November 1873