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Mar a rinn Raghnall mac Ailein Òig am port mòr 'Maol Donn'.

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Title - Mar a rinn Raghnall mac Ailein Òig am port mòr 'Maol Donn'.
Contributors - Charles MacDonald
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean
Item Person - Raghnall Mac Ailein Òig

Summary - How Raghnall mac Ailein Òig composed 'Maol Donn'.

Raghnall mac Ailein Òig was walking along a sandbar and he picked up a shell and said, "You are my Maol Donn." He then composed the port mòr [pibroch] called 'Maol Donn' or 'MacCrimmon's Sweetheart'. Despite its name it isn't a MacCrimmon composition. The work is published in Angus MacKay's book.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:12
Date Recorded - 1954.05
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Story, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 31427
Original Tape ID - SA1954.042
Original Track ID - SA1954.42.3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Arisaig and Moidart
  Village - Arisaig


Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Arisaig and Moidart

Item Notes -

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