Biodag Dhòmhnaill 'ic Alasdair

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Title - Biodag Dhòmhnaill 'ic Alasdair
Contributors - Alasdair Boyd
Reporters - James Ross

Summary - This piece of mouth music describes the dirk which belonged to a man called Dòmhnall mac Alasdair [Donald, son of Alasdair]. The song plays upon the words 'èileadh beag is sporan donn' [a kilt and brown purse]. The second section speaks of ascending the peaks and descending the braes.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:39
Date Recorded - 1965.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 44686
Original Tape ID - SA1965.157
Original Track ID - SA1965.157.A7
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - 4 quatrains sung. This piece of mouth music is based on the 6-parted pipe reel 'MacAlister's Dirk'.

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