Neach (cuspair) a’ chlàir: MacDonald, Colla [Colkitto] [Colla Ciotach]
Fad a' Chlàir: 0:02:32
Àireamh a' Chlàir: 24728
Àireamh an Teip Thùsail: SA1965.107
Àireamh a' Chlàir Thùsail: SA1965.107.2
Càileachd an Fhuaime: Math
Cruth Inneal a' Chlàir: Teip “reel to reel”
Notaichean a' Chlàir:
6 sections sung plus canntaireachd. 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.
'Ancient Piobaireachd' (David Glen) p. 113 / tune 38.
Ceangal Maireannach: http://tobarandualchais.co.uk/gd/fullrecord/24728/1