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Songs

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

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 14 November 1873 to 10 April 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Of the ninety-three folios in the notebook, only twenty-two have been used.

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1868 to 16 June 1876

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...

Song beginning 'Bra bra blath, Ho bra bra bleth', 28 May 1869 and 17 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/61
Scope and Contents Song collected from Duncan MacLellan, mason and crofter, Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Bra bra bleth, Ho ha bra bleth, Beil a chailleach a bhra'. The song is composed of twenty lines and has a number of annotations and amendments in pencil and ticks in ink marked against specific words/lines. 'Text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'B[ook] 3 P[-] [-] Tr[anscribed] 17 June 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.

Song beginning 'Mis an noc a tighinn gar ionnsuidh', 17 January 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/37
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Mis an noc a tighinn gar ionnsuidh, A dh urachadh dhuibh na Callaig' [Cairioll Callaig or Hogmanay Carol] collected from Duncan MacLellan, crofter, Càrnan/Carnan, South Uist [Uibhist a Deas].

Song beginning 'Mise noc a tin gar n ion', 17 January 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/41
Scope and Contents Song collected from Duncan MacLellan, clachair [mason], Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, beginning 'Mise noc[hd] a ti[ghin]n gar n ion[nsuidh], Dh ur[achadh] dhuibh na Callaig' [Cairioll Callaig or Hogmanay Carol]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Duan Na Muthairne', 17 January 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/35
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan Na Muthairne' [Rune of the 'Muthairn'] collected from Duncan MacLellan, crofter, Càrnan/Carnan, South Uist [Càrnan, Uibhist a Deas] beginning 'A Righ na greine, Is aluinn do ghnuis'.

Song entitled 'Duan Na Muthairne', 17 January 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/39
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan Na Muthairne' collected from Dun[can] MacLellan, clachair [mason], Carnan [Càrnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Dunan na Muthairne a Ri[gh] na Greine, S Aluin Do Ghnuis da lub iarain'. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain', 12 November 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/3
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' collected from Donnacha MacIlliallain [Duncan MacLellan] or Donnacha Bàn, mason and crofter, Carnan, Iocar, Uist a Chinne Deas [Càrnan, Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] on 10 January 1865, beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-àth, Ceum an rothaid 'se ro-dhian'. The song has twenty-two verses and was transcribed from [field] notebook number I, page 17. Two additions have been made to the text in pencil.

Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain', c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/73
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' [Seathan mac Rìgh Beiribh or John, son of the King of Bergen] collected from Donnacha Mac an Leallain [Duncan MacLellan], crofter, Iocar, Uist D[eas] [Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-àth, Ceum an rothaidh 's e ro dhian'. The song describes a raid made by the son of the King of Bergen and how he was overcome by Comhrag, Fionn's top houndsman and is composed of forty-six lines, which have been marked in pencil into twenty-two...

Song entitled 'Lorg an Ogain', 10 January 1865 - 12 November 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/5
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Lorg an Ogain' [Seathan Mac Rìgh Beirbh or John, Son of the King of Bergen] collected from Donacha Mac an Liallain [Duncan MacLellan], crofter, Iocar [Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-ath, Ceum an rothaidh 's e ro dhiann'. The text has been scored through in ink and a transverse note on folio 10r reads 'Transcribed this 12th Nov[ember] 1870 into MS Book No 4 page 10th A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].' Two annotations have been added...