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Songs

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1864 to

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, noted as being 'Bought at St Columb, Cornwall, 30 Nov[ember] 1864 pr[ice] 2/3'. The back inside cover contains a note probably collected as part of excise duties which reads 'Rod[erick] MacPhie Mast of boat 21.8 [-] 1.2½ [-]'. The notebook contains one insertion. The majority of the notebook contains lore relating to Miùlaigh/Mingulay mostly collected from Roderick MacNeil, crofter, aged 88, known as Ruairidh an Rùma. Roderick MacNeil also...

Song entitled 'Dan Bas Chaoiril', 22 March 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/22
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Dan Bas Chaoiril' collected from Doul mac An t Saoir [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] beginning 'An Taigh Tea-ruith nan cruit chiuil, Bha sin gu mach is teach' and composed of twenty eight lines. MacIntyre states that he does not remember from whom he first heard the song 'but heard it when a boy say 60 years ago'. A note written transversely across the text written 'The same in possession before.'

Song entitled 'Dan Mhic Righ Sorach', 22 March 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/20
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Dan Mhic Righ Sorach' Doul mac Dhonil ic Thearlaich, Aird, Beinn na fadhla, [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] at the priest's house in Aird Choinnich [Àird Choinnich/Ardkenneth, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Tha sgeul againn eir Fionn, Ga be chuir suim e' and composed of one hundred and ten lines. The text has been annotated in pencil.

Song entitled 'Dan Na h-Ighne' and accompanying note, 21 March 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/19
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Dan Na h-Ighne' collected from Doul mac Dhonil ic Thearlaich, Aird, Beinn na fadhla, [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] at the priest's house in Aird Choinnich [Àird Choinnich/Ardkenneth, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'La dhan ro sinn uile an Fh[einn], Air sliabh Sheal-matha nan struth dian' and composed of thirty nine lines. The accompanying note is prefaced with the line 'The rest of this written' and describes how Fionn's law meant that...

Song entitled 'Laoi nan Ceann' and accompanying story, 22 March 1867 to 11 October 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/17
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Nan Ceann' collected from Donul Mac an tShaoir [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] at Aird Choinnich [Àird Choinnich/Ardkenneth, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The song is composed of sixty one lines and is preceded by a lengthy narrative. A note written transversely across some of the text reads 'Copy of this and of the "Lay" sent to the Rev Mr Clerk Killmallie Oct[ober] 11 1867.' Another note refers Carmichael to look at 'Torrac Na Taine'...