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Is Ann air Feasgar Diciadain (Hò Mhàiri, hè Mhàiri)

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Title - Is Ann air Feasgar Diciadain (Hò Mhàiri, hè Mhàiri)
Contributors - Mary Munro
Reporters - Alan J. Bruford

Summary - This song tells how the poet loved a girl called Mary Ann. She in turn loved him deeply but her parents did not approve and locked her away. The bard is extremely sad about the situation and will remain so for the rest of his life. The poet is sent a letter telling him to come to the mansion where she lived. He got there just before she died.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:06:18
Date Recorded - 1965.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 44626
Original Tape ID - SA1965.115
Original Track ID - SA1965.115.A3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - 11 verses sung. Composed by Murchadh MacLeòid (An Saighdear Sgitheanach).
See:
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh ed.) p. 503
'Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia' (Creighton/MacLeod eds.) p. 182
'Òrain an Eilein' (C. Martin ed.) p. 74

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