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Òran do Mhorair Ghlinn Urchaidh

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Title - Òran do Mhorair Ghlinn Urchaidh
Contributors - Duncan MacDonald
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This song was composed in praise of Lord Glen Orchy. His bravery and leadership are praised, as are his appearance and love of the arts. He is a skilled hunter. He is also a drinker, and likes the board games of the aristocracy.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:10:01
Date Recorded - 1950.07.29
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 25602
Original Tape ID - CW0096
Original Track ID - CW0096.406
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Island - Canna


Item Location:
  County - Argyllshire
  Parish - Glenorchy and Inishail

Item Notes - Twenty-three 8-line verses sung. Composed by Duncan Bàn MacIntyre in praise of Lord Glen Orchy, probably between 1746 and 1752 for the third Earl.

See:
'The Songs of Duncan Bàn MacIntyre' (ed. A. MacLeod) pp. 34-45

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