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Bithibh Aotrom 's Togaibh Fonn

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Title - Bithibh Aotrom 's Togaibh Fonn
Contributors - Catriona MacIntyre
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - This song describes a gathering of Gaels in Nova Scotia.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:50
Date Recorded - 1959
Date of Content - 1836 to 1836
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 66896
Original Tape ID - SA1959.004
Original Track ID - SA1959.04.B12
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Renfrewshire
  Parish - Paisley
  Village - Paisley

Item Notes - This song is by the Tiree bard John MacLean (1787-1848), who emigrated to Nova Scotia in 1819. It was composed after he was invited to a ball in Merigomish in 1836. Only Gaelic speakers were invited.
See:
'Clàrsach na Coille' (ed. Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair) song 32
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 485

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