Sneachda Ga Chur air na Beannan

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Title - Sneachda Ga Chur air na Beannan
Contributors - Mrs Mary Johnston; Unknown (multi)
Reporters - James Ross

Summary - This waulking song begins "There is snow on the mountains. / The wind has frozen it to the trees." The composer expresses the hope that the son of the earl will send her a message. She tells how her mother wants to marry her to a dun-coloured old man, who is blind and deaf. The final lines are addressed to Cameron of Lochiel from Lochaber, in whose arms the woman longs to be.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:01
Date Recorded - 1956.08.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 15051
Original Tape ID - SA1956.076
Original Track ID - SA1956.76.1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - 20 lines sung.
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell and F. Collinson) p. 72
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 42

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