Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW,Use For = Spinning
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Song entitled 'Oran Si' and accompanying story, 29 May 1869 and 15 June 1869
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran Si' [Seathan] collected from Mairi Fheargustan nin Coruna [Mary Ferguson], Carnish [Cairinis/Carinish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Hura hurabhi o, B anns Seathan cul tota'. The song is composed of fifty lines and contains a number of annotations and amendments. The accompanying story tells how an old man in Baleshare [Baile Shear/Baleshare] called Iain mac Aonais MacAulay [John MacAulay] heard the song on a warm day while pulling heather at a known haunted knoll...
Dates: 29 May 1869 and 15 June 1869
Song entitled 'Seathan' with accompanying note and vocabulary note, 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869
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
Story about fairies looking for work, March 1874
Scope and Contents Story in which six fairies approach a man looking for work spinning or carding wool as they had angered their master at Croc nan claigeann, Boradh, Bearnaray [Cnoc nan Claigeann, Borgh/Borve, Bearnaraidh/Berneray]
Dates: March 1874