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Songs

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...

Song beginning 'Cha toir Mac Iain Ghiorr a Muil[e] [th]u', 18 September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/231
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Cha toir Mac Iain Ghiorr a Muil[e] [th]u' probably collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.

Song beginning 'Mhic a Phi Cholasay', 18 September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/230
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Mhic a Phi Cholasay' [Colbhasa/Colonsay] probably collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Neacainn an Duin' and accompanying story, 18 September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/229
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Neacainn an Duin' beginning 'Mhic Neacail [scored out] on Dun o thur nam baideal' and accompanying story collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Carmichael notes 'She sang this sweetly and she says her mother sang it very well. Macneacain ran away with his wife's sister. His wife composed this...He never ret[urned] to his wife. True story.' Ann's mother is noted as being a MacCallum from Laudal...

Song entitled 'Stidir beag Rua' [Stidear Beag Ruadh] and accompanying story, 18 September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/233
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Stidir beag Rua' [Stidear Beag Ruadh] beginning 'Stidi[dh] beag rua, Mhara [h scored out] tu eun domh' probably collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The story states that the song was composed by Mary Na h-Ua'ach who lived in a cave in Mull [Am Muile] with her cat. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.