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Tàladh Dhòmhnaill Ghuirm, January 1956
Track ID : 52741
In this waulking song, a lullaby to Donald of Sleat, there is a description of the weather, with sunny, cloudless skies. Good weather is wished for the king's son when he comes. The subject of the...
Chaidh Mi na Bheinn Hì Rì, January 1956
Track ID : 89895
The composer of this waulking song tells of climbing a mountain and seeing a big ship in the strait. The section which follows is addressed to a woman called Margaret. Her lover has been to market ...
Alasdair Òig 'ic 'ic Neacail, 1953
Track ID : 23329
In the first section of this waulking song, a woman is addressing young Alasdair Nicolson. She wishes she could bear a son for him, perhaps even five, six or seven sons. Each would have a professio...
Cha Till MacCruimein, 1970
Track ID : 92099
This is the pibroch song 'Cha Till MacCruimein' [MacCrimmon will never return].
Gu Robh Plaid aig Mòrag, 1963
Track ID : 78786
This is a vocal dance tune which is often sung or played at a faster tempo as a reel. It is about Morag's blanket which was over 25 feet in length.
Mo Nighean Chruinn Donn air Bharraibh nan Tonn, 1963
Track ID : 78837
In this waulking-song, a man tells of going night-visiting, and the many obstacles he faced. He had to escape in a hurry and left his trousers behind. He advises other young men to wear the kilt wh...
Chaidh Mi 'n Tràigh a Dhèanamh Maoraich, 1963
Track ID : 78871
In the earlier section of this waulking-song, the composer describes a boat. Four men are pulling on the oars, and one is baling, and at the stern there is a woman in great distress. The song goes...
'S Mise Chunnaic An-diugh an t-Iongnadh, 1963
Track ID : 78872
The composer of this waulking song describes seeing a girl who seems to be a mermaid or seal woman, and swims away through the straits.
Là Leathag Ò Hò, 1963
Track ID : 78873
This is a waulking-song. The lines sung here are insults about the MacLeods.
Ochòin a Rìgh Bu Mhi Brònag, c. November 1963
Track ID : 78909
In this waulking song, a girl complains that she is being forced to marry a man she does not like. Among other things he is deaf and dun-coloured, and his head is bigger than a peatstack. The secon...
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