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Songs

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

Found in 3 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 'U o laoill o A hio naileibh', 21 November 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/133
Scope and Contents Song collected from Ranald MacDonald, Tarasaigh/Taransay, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris at Trumaisegearraidh/Trumisgarry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist beginning 'U o laoill o A hio naileibh, A mhnathan nach tog sibh leibh m eubha'. The song is composed of eleven lines, the first line is noted as being repeated. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Cumha', 21 November 1870 to 12 December 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/132
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Cumha' collected from Ranald MacDonald, Taransay, Harris at Trimisgarry [Tarasaigh, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris and Trumaisegearraidh/Trumisgarry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Mi ma aonar an cluain a bharraich, I ri ri ri i bho'. The song is composed of twenty-four lines. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across the first page of text is, 'Transcribed 12/12 1883 Book No V page [-] A[lexander] Carmichael.'