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Griogal Cridhe

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Title - Griogal Cridhe
Contributors - Miss Kate MacNeil
Reporters - Thorkild Knudsen

Summary - This lament, sung as a lullaby, is attributed to the widow of Gregor MacGregor of Glenstrae, who was beheaded in 1570.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:53
Date Recorded - 1965.11
Date of Content - 1570 to 1570
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 25368
Original Tape ID - SA1965.105
Original Track ID - SA1965.105.17
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Barra
  Village - Castlebay


Item Location:
  County - Perthshire
  Parish - Fortingall
  Village - Glenstrae

Item Notes - Recorded in Castlebay School. 2 quatrains plus choruses sung.
'Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig' (Watson) p. 244
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies) p. 140
'MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' p. 325
'One hundred and five songs of occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (F. Tolmie) song 41
Gesto Collection Appendix (K.N. MacDonald) p. 25

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