'S Mi ri Dìreadh san Dubh-ghlaic

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Title - 'S Mi ri Dìreadh san Dubh-ghlaic
Contributors - Anna MacDougall
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - In this waulking song, the composer tells of climbing the dark glen. There was terror ahead. If the relatives of the composer knew what had happened, they would send a ship with heroes including the tacksmen of Boreray and Vallay.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:51
Date Recorded - 1938.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 43238
Original Tape ID - box_07_D05-B
Original Track ID - CDC.7.5
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc

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

Item Notes - 10 lines sung. The tune was used by Fr Allan MacDonald for the Christmas hymn 'Cliù Dhia sna Flathas' printed in 'Bàrdachd Mhaighstir Ailein' (J. L. Campbell ed., 1965) p. 98.
See also:
'Eilein na h-Òige' (Ronald Black ed. 2002) p. 226

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