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Minnie o Shirva's Cradle Song

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Title - Minnie o Shirva's Cradle Song
Alternate Title - Fetlar Cradle Song
Contributors - James Laurenson
Reporters - John Graham

Summary - The following song is an old Fetlar lullaby. The music that it was set to originally is unknown.

The mother tells the baby that its father is coming back from fram [seaward] and its grandfather will bring it seashells. She describes what is happening in nature as the livestock and people settle down for the night under God's protection.


Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:04
Date Recorded - 1959
Language - Scots
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 98438
Original Tape ID - SA1959.087.091
Original Track ID - SA1959.89.2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Other versions:
SA1960.214.A2
SA1960.220.A8
SA1961.89.B39
SA1970.247
SA1975.173

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/98438/1




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