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Banais Chiostal Odhair

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Title - Banais Chiostal Odhair
Contributors - Rev. William Matheson
Reporters - James Ross

Summary - This witty song describes a wedding in Ciostal (Skye) and the fighting which took place there.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:08
Date Recorded - 1954.05
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 18901
Original Tape ID - SA1954.053
Original Track ID - SA1954.53.A9
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh


Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Village - Ciostal

Item Notes - 4 quatrains plus choruses sung. The song was composed by Archibald MacDonald (Gille na Ciotaig) c.1750 - c.1815
See:
'The Uist Collection - The poems and songs of John MacCodrum, Archibald MacDonald, and some of the minor Uist bards' (Rev. A. MacDonald ed.) p. 161
'Sàr obair nam bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie) p. 181

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