Coisich a' Rùin

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Title - Coisich a' Rùin
Contributors - Kate MacDonald
Reporters - Dr Alasdair MacLean

Summary - In the first section of this waulking song, the composer asks for greetings to be sent to her lover John Campbell in Harris. The following section praises the MacNeils of Barra. Love and jealousy are themes in the lines which follow. The final section refers to the death of the composer's lover.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:05:40
Date Recorded - 1953.12.01
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 79704
Original Tape ID - SA1953.264
Original Track ID - SA1953.264.A7
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' Vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) p. 144
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 36
'One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (F. Tolmie ed., 1911) p. 211
'Songs Remembered in Exile' (John L. Campbell ed., 1990) p. 92

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