Chunna Mise Mo Leannan

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Title - Chunna Mise Mo Leannan
Alternate Title - Na horo hì hòireannan
Contributors - Barra Waulking Women
Reporters - Thorkild Knudsen

Summary - In the first three couplets of this waulking song, a woman tells how she saw her lover pass by the previous day on a lightly-stepping grey horse. He did not acknowledge her. The lines which follow have Jacobite references and express the hope that King James will be crowned.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:19
Date Recorded - 1965.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 24332
Original Tape ID - SA1965.102
Original Track ID - SA1965.102.4
Audio Quality - Poor
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - Isolated fragments sung.

'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 156
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 504
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 34
'Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia' (Creighton/MacLeod) p. 190
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw) song 90
'Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness' vol. 26, p. 240

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