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Griogal Cridhe

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Title - Griogal Cridhe
Contributors - Unknown (multi); Jane MacDonald
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. She is singing to her child about her beloved husband and telling of her grief.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:43
Date Recorded - 1965.11
Date of Content - 1570 to 1570
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 95860
Original Tape ID - SA1965.099
Original Track ID - SA1965.99.16
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - 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

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