A Mhurchaidh Bhig a Chinn a' Chonais

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Title - A Mhurchaidh Bhig a Chinn a' Chonais
Contributors - Kate Nicolson; Penny Morrison
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald

Summary - This long waulking song has several unrelated sections. It begins with a section which tells of contentious little Murdo. This section has a reference to Saint Patrick's Day, and references to several characters from heroic tales.

In the following section, the composer describes her joy at seeing a brown-plaided man in the glen. She thought he was the hunter whom she loved.

The love of a woman for a particular man is the subject of the concluding sections.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:54
Date Recorded - 1966.10
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 107549
Original Tape ID - SA1966.099
Original Track ID - SA1966.99.B1
Audio Quality - Poor
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3, no. CI
'Scottish Tradition 2: Music from the Western Isles' (The School of Scottish Studies)

Other versions:
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 95
'Carmina Gadelica' IV, p. 350
Donald MacIntyre manuscript, p. 106

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