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Songs

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...

Song beginning 'A Mhor a Mhor a Mhor', 30 October 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/117
Scope and Contents Song probably collected from Angus Currie, Àird na Monadh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'A Mhor a Mhor a Mhor, Dh-eir mi mall s dh eir mi moch'.

Song beginning 'Ho bobarra dirdearra', 30 October 1872 and 5 October 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/115
Scope and Contents Song collected from Aonas Currie [Angus Currie], Ardnamona, Iocar [Àird na Monadh, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Ho bobarra dirdearra, Seach an stuirst'. The song is composed of sixteen lines and has a number of annotations. The text has been scored through in two different inks and wirtten transversely across the text is 'Transcribed B[ook] III p.199 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 5 October 1875.' [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].

Song entitled 'Donnacha MacCuilcein' and accompanying note, 30 October 1872 and 5 October 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/116
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Donnacha MacCuilcein' probably collected from Angus Currie, Àird na Monadh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Se Don MacC[uilcein], Thug tuil eir gach sad'. The song is composed of twenty-four lines. The accompanying note states that the song was composed by 'Nin Donil ioc Cathain (Nic Mhuirich)' about Donnacha MacCuilcein [Duncan MacQuilken], who built the first mill in Uibhist/Uist, damming the water at Tobha Mòr/Howmore whereupon 'a great flood came & covered all the...