'S e do Bheatha gu do Thìr Fhèin

Title - 'S e do Bheatha gu do Thìr Fhèin
Contributors - Calum Nicolson
Reporters - Thorkild Knudsen

Summary - This song was composed by the blind piper who was piper to the MacDonald chief in Duntulm. It was sung to welcome home MacDonald after the death of his wife. In it the composer praises the chief, and describes his noble lineage. The fame of the clan in battle is praised.

The contributor heard the tune from John Nicolson in Gedintaylor as a very young boy. His mother also knew it.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:07
Date Recorded - 1968.05.31
Language - English, Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 31701
Original Tape ID - SA1968.302
Original Track ID - SA1968.302.A1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Kilmuir (Skye)
  Island - Skye
  Village - Duntulm

Item Notes - 5 (8-line) verses sung.

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