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Songs

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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 'Iomar so gu Eil Iosaig', 26 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/49
Scope and Contents Song probably collected from Penelope MacLellan, Ormacleit/Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Iomar so gu Eil[ean] Iosaig, Far du rinn MacLeo[i]d a dhinteir'. The song is composed of ten lines and contains a number of amendments and annotations in pencil. The text has been scored through in ink with the following written transversely across it 'B[ook] [-] P[age] [-] Trans[cribed] 16 June 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.

Song entitled 'Oran nan Caibeal', 27 May 1869 and 14 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/45
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran nan Caibeal' probably collected from Penelope MacLellan, Ormacleit/Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, beginning 'Caibeal Chlann ic Dhuil, Sen gun duil ri fhaighinn'. The song is composed of seventeen lines and has been scored through in ink with the following text written transversely across it 'B[ook] 2 P[age] [-] Trans[cribed] June 14 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael].' The text contains a number of amendments in pencil.

Song entitled 'Oran Si' and accompanying note, 26 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/48
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran Si' probably collected from Penelope MacLellan, Ormacleit/Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Is fhasa bh uam fhein bonn Beinn eadara etc etc, Mach dhomhs mo chuilein caomh cairdeach'. The song is composed of fourteen lines and an accompanying note tells of the sighting of a fairy horse [?] by two sisters. The text contains a number of amendments and annotations in pencil and has been scored through in ink with the following written transversely across it 'B[ook]...