O Cumaibh Suas a' Ghàidhlig

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Title - O Cumaibh Suas a' Ghàidhlig
Contributors - Allan S. Gray
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - This song is an incitement to keep up the Gaelic language, poetry and music. The composer states that the English or Greek languages are not as sweet as Gaelic and that he has always enjoyed hearing the Gaelic songs. He then praises the poetry of Duncan Bàn MacIntyre and proclaims that young people shall speak Gaelic and the language will never die. The song says that Gaelic was always spoken in the Highlands and tells of how important the language was in the history of the country.

The contributor confirms that it was Provost MacQueen of Oban who wrote the song.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:40
Date Recorded - 1958.10
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 40330
Original Tape ID - SA1958.089
Original Track ID - SA1958.89.A5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Argyllshire

Item Notes - 5 verses sung.

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