Sneachda ga chur air na beannan

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Title - Sneachda ga chur air na beannan
Alternate Title - Ràghan ò hòireann o ho; Falbhan ò hòireann o ho; Eudail, a Rìgh, bu mhì brònag; Craobhan ò hòireann o ho
Contributors - Anna MacNeil
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This waulking song begins: "There is snow on the mountains / The wind has frozen it to the trees." The composer expresses the hope that the earl's son will send her a message. She tells how her father wants to marry her to a dun-coloured old man, who is blind and deaf. The final lines are addressed to Cameron of Locheil from Lochaber, in whose arms the woman longs to be.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:05:12
Date Recorded - 1951.04.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 5135
Original Tape ID - SA1951.026
Original Track ID - SA1951.26.B2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - Text transcribed in the School of Scottish Studies. 19 lines sung.

'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 72
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 42

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