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Latha Dhomh 's Mi am Beinn a' Cheathaich

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Title - Latha Dhomh 's Mi am Beinn a' Cheathaich
Contributors - Barra Waulking Women
Reporters - Thorkild Knudsen

Summary - The main subject of this waulking song is praise of MacNeil's galley and of heroes from the clan.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:05:05
Date Recorded - 1965.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 24097
Original Tape ID - SA1965.106
Original Track ID - SA1965.106.2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Barra

Item Notes - 23 lines sung. The composition is attributed in Barra oral tradition to a 17th century poetess from Mingulay, who was known as Nic Iain Fhinn. It was used by Mrs Kennedy Fraser as the basis for 'Kishmul's Galley'.
See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 1 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 150

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