Òran do Bheataidh

Title - Òran do Bheataidh
Contributors - Angus MacDonald
Reporters - James Ross

Summary - In this song a man is very sad. Although he was out hunting there is now nobody to welcome him home. He laments the death of his wife who now lies in a coffin. His heart is in despair because his beloved has died.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:05
Date Recorded - 1959.08.18
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 47705
Original Tape ID - SA1959.104
Original Track ID - SA1959.104.A4
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - South Uist

Item Notes - This song was composed by the bard Ailean Dall after the death of a woman called Betty MacDonald who lived in Lochaber. He makes the song as if it were the woman's husband speaking.

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