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Laments

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

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Song entitled 'Seathan' with accompanying note and vocabulary note, 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/23
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Seathan' collected from Mairi Dhonullach and Mairi [bean], Miulay [MiĆ¹ghlaigh/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...