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A' Toirt M' Aghaidh ri Diùra

Title - A' Toirt M' Aghaidh ri Diùra
Contributors - Mrs Bella Cameron
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - The composer is in a three-masted ship and tells of leaving Port Askaig and going towards Jura. The composer did not expect to return home.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:40
Date Recorded - 1953.08.04
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 7095
Original Tape ID - SA1953.125
Original Track ID - SA1953.125.8
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Two quatrains are sung and the first is repeated at the end. A chorus is sung after the first verse. Mrs Cameron's text has some interesting differences from the common published texts.

See:
'A' Chòisir-chiùil p. 58
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 293

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/7095/1




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