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Dark Lochnagar

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Title - Dark Lochnagar
Contributors - Jo Miller; Sam Smith
Reporters - Jo Miller; Steve Sutcliffe
Item Person - Murray, Tom

Summary - An instrumental rendition of Lord Byron's popular homeland song 'Dark Lochnagar' played on the fiddle.

Preceded by mention of Tom Murray, an accordionist who plays together with Sam Smith at dances.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:13
Date Recorded - 1987.10.21
Language - English, Gaelic, Scots, Other
Genre - Music, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 86815
Original Tape ID - SA1987.086
Original Track ID - SA1987.86.A5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD508; R2436;

Item Notes - 'Dark Lochnagar' by George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824); melody attributed to Sir Henry Bishop (1786-1855). Lochnagar is not a body of water, but a mountain in Aberdeenshire.

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/86815/1




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