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Songs

 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a song entitled 'Laoidh Dhiarmaid', c1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/67
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song entitled 'Laoidh Dhiarmaid' [Lay of Diarmaid] collected from Donull Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coill-othar 'Clar-Sgiath' [Coille Odhar/Coillore, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The song begins 'Eisdibh mus ail leibh laoidh, Air a mhuinntir a dh'fhalbh uainn' and is composed of twenty-four lines. Annotations to the text have been made in pencil. The song is the beginning of the story in which Diarmaid, after having eloped with Grainne, Fionn's wife, goes boar hunting...

Song entitled 'Cleireach Nan Salm', c1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/70
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Cleireach Nan Salm' [Clèireach nan Salm] collected from Donald Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coille-othar, Bracadal, Eilean Sgithach [Coille Odhar/Coillore, Bracadale, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 4 February 1862 beginning 'A Chleirich a leughas na Sailm, 'S Carrail leam nach math do chiall'. The song is composed of forty-six lines divided into twelve verses and describes a battle between the Fenians and the Lochlannaich [Vikings]. Some annotations have been made to the...

Song entitled 'Laoidh a Choin Duibh', c1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/65
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoidh a Choin Duibh' collected from Donull Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coille-odhar, Clac-Sgiath on 18 December 1861. The song begins 'La dhuinn a bhith sa bheinn sheilg, Bainnig leinn a bhith gun choin'. The song is composed of sixty-two lines. The song tells how a man came with a black dog called For and killed one hundred and fifty of Fionn's dogs. In response, Fionn unleashed his prize dog, Bran, which killed For. The text has two annotations in different inks.