Mo Robairneach Gaolach

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Title - Mo Robairneach Gaolach
Contributors - Katie Nicolson
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - In this love song, a woman wishes that her lover would come in his galley. She goes on to describe him as light-hearted and joyful; a strong and handsome man who is a good swimmer. The weaponry he carries is described in detail.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:27
Date Recorded - 1952.06.04
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 1362
Original Tape ID - SA1952.127.128
Original Track ID - SA1952.128.3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - 4 verses sung. The song is said to have been composed by a lady who belonged to the MacDonalds of Sleat.

'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies) p. 15
'Òrain an Eilein' (ed. C. Martin) p. 70
'The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' (Revds A. and A. MacDonald) p. 99

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