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An Dòmhnallach Urramach

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Title - An Dòmhnallach Urramach
Contributors - Kate Buchanan
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This is a clapping song. It praises the noble MacDonald and describes his handsome appearance. If he went abroad the composer and others would be sad.



Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:27
Date Recorded - 1951.04.05
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 34046
Original Tape ID - CW0146C
Original Track ID - CW0146C.731
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Barra
  Village - Castlebay

Item Notes - 6 quatrains sung. There is a chorus at the beginning and after each quatrain. Most of the quatrains have been sung twice.
Cf. versions in the following:
'An t-Òranaiche' (G. Mac na Ceàrdadh ed., 1879) p. 467
'Òrain-luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 103

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