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TRACK DURATION: 0:03:12

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Island - Skye

TRACK ID: 68305

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1958.043

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1958.43.B8

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 6 quatrains sung. Chorus sung at the beginning and end. This lament, which is sung as a lullaby, is attributed to the widow of Gregor MacGregor of Glenstrae, who was beheaded in 1570.

See:
'Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig' (Prof. W. Watson ed., 1932) p. 244
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (Anne Lorne Gillies ed., 2005) p. 140
'The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' (Revs. A. & A. MacDonald eds., 1911) p. 325
'One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (F. Tolmie ed., 1911) song 41
'The Gesto Collection' (K. N. MacDonald ed., 1895) Appendix p. 25
'Còisir a' Mhòid' 4 (An Comunn Gàidhealach, 1940) p. 51

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