Chunna Mise Mo Leannan

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Title - Chunna Mise Mo Leannan
Alternate Title - Na horo hì hòireannan; Na hò hì hòireannan
Contributors - Angus John Campbell
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - In the opening lines of this waulking song, as sung here, a girl tells how her lover has passed by on horseback, ignoring her completely. The lines which follow are in praise of Clan Donald, and tell how they swore on the Bible at Auldearn [1645] that their swords would not be sheathed until King James was crowned.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:56
Date Recorded - 1953
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 7484
Original Tape ID - SA1953.043
Original Track ID - SA1953.43.B6
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - Nine couplets sung plus choruses.

'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 156
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 504
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 34
'Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia' (Creighton/MacLeod) p. 190
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw) song 90
'Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness' vol. 26, p. 240

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