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Tàladh Dhòmhnaill Ghuirm

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Title - Tàladh Dhòmhnaill Ghuirm
Contributors - Kate MacDonald
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald
Item Person - Dòmhnall Gorm

Summary - In this waulking song, a lullaby to Donald of Sleat, there is a description of the weather, with sunny, cloudless skies. There is a wish that Donald will have great strength.

In the following section there is a description of Donald's galley in the bay, with three masts of willow, a golden helm, and a well of wine and a well of fresh water in the stern.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:37
Date Recorded - 1965.07
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 105787
Original Tape ID - SA1965.088
Original Track ID - SA1965.088
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Sleat
  Island - Skye

Item Notes - This Skye song was probably composed in the late 16th century for the infant Donald Gorm MacDonald of Sleat. According to oral tradition, it was composed by his foster mother.

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