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Songs

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the inside cover with 'Alexander A Carmichael Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist 15/7 1870 Note Book No 8'. The majority of this notebook contains material collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay from the MacDonalds at Paible House, Mor or Marion MacQueen and Donald MacKinnon including notes on the island's archaeology, local history and geographical changes, with stories of how coastal erosion revealed burial sites and renditions of the...

Song beginning 'Air beinn san coille saig a bhaile' and accompanying note, 14 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/95
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Air beinn san coille saig a bhaile, Mi fo chul do bhreac bhaile' probably collected from Margaret MacDonald, Malacleit/Malaclete, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist. The song is composed of twenty five lines and contains a number of amendments. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. The note adds that the singer heard ths song sixty years ago [c1810].

Song beginning 'Ceud sorie Mhaoldonaich', 14 July 1870 and 11 December 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/94
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Ceud sorie Mhaoldonaich, Cha be 'n Donach b' fhear[r] gleat ort' probably collected from Margaret MacDonald, Malacleit/Malaclete, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist. The song is composed of eighteen lines and has been scored through in ink with the following written transversely over it 'Transcribed 11/12 83 Book III page 236 A[lexander] C[armichael].'

Song entitled 'Naile Bho hi' and accompanying note, 14 July 1870 and 10 November 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/93
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Naile Bho hi' [Oran do Dhòmhnull Ghorm Òg Shleibhte le Mhuime] collected from Mairead nin Aonais Duinn Dhonullach [Mairead nighean Aonghais Dhòmhnallach or Margaret MacDonald], 'close up 80 [years of age]', Malacleit [Malaclete, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Naile bho hi, Nail triall [bheinn gun rumhaire]'. The song is composed of fifty-three lines, four of which were added after a short note about the singer, and has some gaps and deletions.The text has been scored...