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Mìle Marbhphaisg air a' Ghaol

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Title - Mìle Marbhphaisg air a' Ghaol
Alternate Title - Cha Tèid Mi do Mhac a' Mhaoir
Contributors - Duncan MacDonald
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - In this waulking song the composer curses love and tells of its effects on her. The man she loves has gone to America and she wishes she could be with him. She will not take any man but the nobleman she loves, and will wait till he returns.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:17
Date Recorded - 1950.07.28
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 25581
Original Tape ID - CW0095B
Original Track ID - CW0095B.400
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Small Isles
  Island - Canna

Item Notes - 19 lines sung plus chorus lines of mnemonic syllables. The lines of the song are linked.

See:
'The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' p. 266
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 19

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