Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Coded warning entitled 'Sanas a' Phrionnsa' probably collected from Ruaraidh Matheson [Roderick Matheson], gamekeeper, Ath Nan Ceann/Anancaun, Ceann Loch Iù/Kinlochewe, Loch Maruibhe/Loch Maree, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty beginning 'Am piobaire - Sin an fhoill an a chulaobh' and accompanying story. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 13 September 1909
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...
Dates: August 1903 to July 1904
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Aoi Na Dean Cadal Idir' probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, beginning 'S aoi na dean cadal idir, S aoi cha dean cad[al] trom'. The song is a lullaby and the note states that it was a warning from the girl minding the child to the aoi [aoidh or guest], whom she knew, that they were going to kill him. The girl was from Dochanassai [Dochanassie, Inverness-shire]. The song is composed of seven lines. Text has been scored through...
Dates: 22 August 1903
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Taladh' probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, beginning 'An am da rui mhe[a]n a chruidh, D' uair thig gealbhan na samhna' and consisting of seven lines. The note states that the woman who composed the lullaby was in Lochaber and that 'Cnoc-fhionn is in Strath Glas where cro Chaillean was composed' [Lochabar, Strathglass, all Inverness-shire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903