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A' Bhanais a Bha an Ciostal Odhar

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Title - A' Bhanais a Bha an Ciostal Odhar
Contributors - Neil MacVicar
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald

Summary - This satirical song describes a wedding in Ciostal in Skye and the fighting which took place there.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:28
Date Recorded - 1970.07
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 30515
Original Tape ID - SA1970.200
Original Track ID - SA1970.200.B9
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Portree
  Island - Skye
  Village - Ciostal

Item Notes - 6 quatrains plus choruses sung. Composed by Archibald MacDonald (Gille na Ciotaig). He was born c.1750 and died c.1815. The contributor heard this song from his great-aunt Màiri.
See:
'The Uist Collection - Poems and songs of John MacCodrum, Archibald MacDonald, and some of the minor Uist bards' (ed. MacDonald) p. 161
'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' p. 181 (1907 edition)

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