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  • LANGUAGE:
  • English

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

ITEM LOCATION

  • County - Aberdeenshire
  • Parish - Crathie and Braemar
  • Village - Lochnagar

TRACK ID: 35434

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1962.067

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1962.67.A14

AUDIO QUALITY: Fair

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 2 verses of 8 lines, corresponding to the first and last of Byron's five stanzas. Lyrics composed by George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824); melody attributed to Sir Henry Bishop (1786-1855).

Lochnagar is not a body of water, but is in fact a mountain in Aberdeenshire.

See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 3, p. 310
'Songs by Lord Byron' (G. Gordon, 1878) p. 211
National Library of Scotland, Broadside Ballad collection, L.C.Fol.178.A.2(318) (Preston, 1860-1880)

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