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Chailin Òig as Stiùireamaiche



TRACK DURATION: 0:04:51

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: Urras Nàiseanta na h-Alba

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Parish - Barra
  • Island - Barra

TRACK ID: 27128

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: album_01_D09A

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: CDC.XL

AUDIO QUALITY: Fair

SOURCE TYPE: Long Play Record

ITEM NOTE: 34 lines sung. This song appears to be a ballad adapted as a waulking song, and its chorus line is possibly what Pistol is referring to in his words "Calen o custure me" in Shakespeare's 'Henry V'.

See:
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 21
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) p. 44

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