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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, 1864-1869

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing an essay entitled 'Bards and Bardism of the Highlands'; some notes on archaeology in Barra [Barraigh], Vatersay [Bhatarsaigh] and Sandray [Sanndraigh]; Fenian songs and poems; songs and poems relating to the MacDonalds; and a story entitled 'Prince Charlie's Pipe' mostly collected from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla].

Song entitled 'Laoi Chriosd', 7 April 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/52
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Chriosd' beginning 'S mor mo smaoint ad ainm/clos' collected from Donald MacDonald, age 6, Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. Text has been scored through and over it is written 'Transcribed into Book No III p109 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.

Song entitled 'Laoi Fhraoich', 7 April 1869 to 7 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/51
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Fhraoich' beginning 'Osna caraid an cluain Fraoch' collected from Donald MacDonald, age 6, Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. Text has been scored through and over it is written 'Book II page Trans[cribed] 7 May 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.

Song entitled 'Mararan do Thirmaid, 7 April 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/48
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Mararan do Thirmaid mac mhic ic Aileain' [Marbhrann do Thormaid]', beginning 'Fhuaras neac an dè', collected from Donald MacDonald, age 6, Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. Tormod, for whom the lament was written, was a young nobleman who died of yellow fever while in France. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Tàladh Iain Mhuideartaich', 7 April 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/43
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Tàladh Iain Mhuideartaich' collected from Donul Donullach [Donald MacDonald] Snaoisveall [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] age 6, who was able to recite several other songs correctly, including, 'Tormaid Mac mhic ic Ailean', 'Bhean leasaich an stop', 'Laoi na Buileartaich', 'Laoi Fhraoich' and 'Dun Mhic Iain ic Iain'. The song is in praise of John of Moidart and Clan Ranald. Carmichael notes that Donald heard the song from his grandfather and gives the boy's...