Cholla Mo Rùin

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Title - Cholla Mo Rùin
Contributors - Mary Morrison
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

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) - 00:02:20
Date Recorded - 1950
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 40434
Original Tape ID - box_01_D03-B
Original Track ID - CDC.1.3
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc

Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire

Item Location:
  County - Argyllshire
  Parish - Kilchoman
  Island - Islay

Item Notes - Six variations sung, some repeated. Two lines of canntaireachd. This piping song is based on a warning tune which is connected to Colla Ciotach and to the MacDonalds of Islay. The pipe tune is known as 'Pìobaireachd Dhùn Naomhaig' or 'The Piper's Warning to his Master'.

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