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Mairi's Wedding

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Title - Mairi's Wedding
Contributors - Grace Leslie
Reporters - Hamish Henderson
Item Person - McNiven, Mairi

Summary - The well-known song 'Mairi's Wedding' in which the singer toasts the bride, wishing her good health and wealth.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:39
Date Recorded - 1952.10.15
Language - English
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 84705
Original Tape ID - SA1952.035.037
Original Track ID - SA1952.36.8
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Monquhitter
  Village - Greeness

Item Notes - Piano accompaniment. Composed by Johnny Bannerman for his friend Mairi McNiven in 1935; Bannerman's original Gaelic song was later translated into the widely-known English version by Hugh Stevenson Roberton (1874-1952) (who also composed 'Westering Home').

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