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Griogal Cridhe



ITEM PERSON: MhicGriogair, Griogair Ruadh

TRACK DURATION: 0:02:06

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

TRACK ID: 54954

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1956.022

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1956.22.B3

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 4 verses sung plus chorus at the beginning and end.
This lament, sung as a lullaby, is attributed to the widow of Gregor MacGregor of Glenstrae, who was beheaded in 1570. There are many versions of the song 'Griogal Cridhe' and these are available in other sources.
See:
'Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig' (Watson ed., 1959) p244
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies ed., 2005)) p140
'One hundred and five songs of occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (F. Tolmie ed., 1911) Song 41 p. 196
'Gesto Collection'(K.N. MacDonald ed., 1895) Appendix p. 25
'Còisir a' Mhòid' 4 (An Comunn Gaidhealach, 1940) p. 51

PERMANENT LINK: http://tad-beta.edina.ac.uk/en/fullrecord/54954/3