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Cholla Mo Rùin

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Title - Cholla Mo Rùin
Contributors - Alasdair Boyd
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - In this pibroch song the singer warns Colla to avoid the castle. He states that he has been captured.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:45
Date Recorded - 1954.01
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 98755
Original Tape ID - SA1954.154
Original Track ID - SA1954.154.B1_B6
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - This song is associated with a pibroch sometimes called the 'The Piper's Warning to His Master'. The pibroch, and the words of this song, are linked with a story which tells how Colla MacDonald (Colkitto/Colla Ciotach) was saved by his piper, who played this tune as a warning to his master to stay away from the castle, as his enemies were waiting there for his arrival. According to the story, the piper lost his life as a result of his action.
See:
'Ancient Piobaireachd' (David Glen) p. 113/tune 38

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