Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Dhughail Thaillear' collected from Ann Macdonald, age 75, Achadoire, Gleann Spean, Lochaber [Achaderry, Glen Spean, Lochabar] beginning 'Cuimhnich a dhuin s bi t fhiacail'. The song has sixteen verses, of which fifteen have four lines each and one has seven lines. The text has been scored through.
Dates: 23 July 1901
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Dhuil Liosadair' [Laoidh Dùghaill Liosadair] collected from Cairistina Nin Duil (Nic aonas) [Christina MacInnes], Creagorry, Benbecula [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla] beginning 'Cluinn a dhuine bi nad fhaicill, Mu'n tuit cadail orst na deiseil'. The song is composed of ninety-four lines. This item has been written in four different types of pencil and has been scored through in ink as if to indicate that it has been transcribed elsewhere. THere is one annotation in ink...
Dates: 16 June 1876
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Dhuill Liosadair' [Laoidh Dùghaill Liosadair] collected from Cairistina nighean Duill (Nic Aonais) [Christine MacInnes] Creag-goiridh Beinnafaothla [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] beginning 'Cluinn a dhuine bith na d fhaicil, Mu n tuit cadal ort na dusal'. The accompanying story states that the hymn was composed by Dughal Liosadair, who lived in Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach] after he had fallen into a long trance. There is a single annotation to the...
Dates: 16 June 1876
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Raonaid Mhor (Dhonullach)' beginning 'Nach boc an seibhir sanntach, Nach sin ra fhein a ranntun/ganteir'. The song is composed of thirty two lines. The accompanying note reads 'Sister to Ruari Saor. She aimed this at her son who had means but forgot her'. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: October 1872
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoidh Dhughail Liosadair' collected from Mary MacRae, Caolas Stiadar/Sound of Stiadar, Na Hearadh/Harris on 4 April 1876 beginning 'Cluinn a dhuine s bi na d fhaicil, Maduin na h-as-diot dlu dhuit'. Additions have been made to the text in pencil.
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoidh Ona (Jonah?)' collected from Mary MacRae, Caolas Stiadar/Sound of Stiadar, Na Hearadh/Harris on 4 April 1876, beginning 'A Chriost thug aoi do'n treveller/deoiri, S tu solus ur nan dall'. Additions have been made to the text in pencil and in ink.
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected between October 1867 and December 1885. The material dated from 1883 to 1885 was probably written down at source. The notebook is marked as 'No IV' and the inside cover gives his address as 30 Royal Circus, Edinburgh [Dun Eideann] and the date as 16 November 1883. The material transcribed and collected in this notebook includes love songs, religious songs, waulking songs and songs relating to cattle. Much of...
Dates: 1883 to 1885
Scope and Contents Series of papers relating to various poems, hymns and verse. Includes a letter from Kenneth McLeod to Alexander Carmichael, dated 8 March 1907, referring to the hymn 'Achan Mhoire Mhathar' and items relating to the poem 'Mochra Domhnach' including words, music and related notes. Words to Mochthrath Domhnach, by an unknown hand are marked, 'Transcribed A.C.' Also includes a number of poems, a Waulking Song, headed, 'Remembered Fragment by Mary Ross, December 9 1907'. Also a poem...