Rinn Mi Mocheirigh gu Èirigh

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Title - Rinn Mi Mocheirigh gu Èirigh
Contributors - Mrs Mòr Stewart
Reporters - Alan J. Bruford; Donald Archie MacDonald; Mary MacDonald

Summary - This is a waulking song with several sections. The opening section is a description of a cattle raid. In the central section, the composer states that the country is without a chief. The final section contains references to several clan chiefs.

The contributor names other songs which her mother sang, and sings a fragment of one.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:25
Date Recorded - 1976.10.04
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 60742
Original Tape ID - SA1976.195
Original Track ID - SA1976.195.B3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - The contributor heard this song from her mother, who sang waulking songs when milking. References to several clan chiefs may help to date a section of the song to the 16th century.

'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 94
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 1 (John L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1969) p. 66
'Tocher' 27 (The School of Scottish Studies) p. 154

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