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An Cùl Bachallach

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Title - An Cùl Bachallach
Contributors - Unknown (male)
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald
Item Person - Beathag Mhòr

Summary - In this song the composer tells of her deep love for a Skye nobleman called Martin of Bealach. She refers to her son by him. However, Martin abandoned her and married a member of the Raasay MacLeods. Her pain is obvious from the song, though the words suggest that she is resigned to the situation.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:53
Date Recorded - 1968.02
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 30011
Original Tape ID - SA1968.002
Original Track ID - SA1968.02.B5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Island - Skye

Item Notes - 10 couplets sung. There is a 3-line choruses after each one. Composed by Beathag Mhòr.
See:
'Òrain an Eilein' (C. Martin ed., 2001) p. 12
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (Anne Lorne Gillies ed., 2005) p. 337

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/30011/1




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