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'S Moch Mi ag Èirigh air Bheagan Èislein

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Title - 'S Moch Mi ag Èirigh air Bheagan Èislein
Alternate Title - Nuair a Bha Mi Òg
Contributors - Fanny MacIsaac
Reporters - Unknown (male)

Summary - The poetess describes the beautiful scenery in her native area of Skye. She thinks back to her youth when she happily tended the sheep. She remembers too going out to waulkings and weddings in winter time. The young people would play music and dance. That time has passed however, and the glen is now a sad place. Andrew's house, which reminds the poetess of her youth, is a ruin full of nettles. She describes climbing the shoulder of the mountain. Every plant and flower brings back memories of her early days.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:46
Date Recorded - 1950.10.31
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 26468
Original Tape ID - CW0107D
Original Track ID - CW0107D.488
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - Benbecula


Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Island - Skye

Item Notes - 4 verses sung.
See:
'Màiri Mhòr nan Òran' (ed. D. Meek) p. 66

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