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Cailleach Beinn a' Bhric Ho Rò, 1953

Track ID : 7391

Contributors : Ross, Margaret (448)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This song tells of 'The old woman of Beinn a' Bhric'. She was the spirit who protected the deer. She would travel from glen to glen to find out which one was the best. The second verse sung here sa...

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Gheibh Thu Caoraich, Gheibh Thu Crodh, April 1957

Track ID : 94459

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A lullaby to a little boy, promising him a great wealth of cattle and sheep, and that he will be a great mariner who will not suffer from sea-sickness.

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Caidil, Caidil, April 1957

Track ID : 94472

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A lullaby to a young child named Morag.

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O Leigibh Leotha Mi, November 1965

Track ID : 97600

Contributors : Morrison, Mary (2415)

This is a little lullaby about chasing goats, sheep and deer.

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O 'S Fhada Bhuainn Anna, August 1970

Track ID : 1595

Contributors : MacKinnon, Mary (377)

In this waulking song, the composer wishes for four fair youths who would sail to Uist. Anna is said to have refused the son of the tacksman of Berneray.

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Caidil a Mhòrag, Caidil a Mhàireag, June 1956

Track ID : 70669

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This is a short lullaby. The composer states that she has plenty of cattle.

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Nuair a dh'Fhàsas Suas Mo Leanabh, June 1956

Track ID : 71077

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

In this lullaby, the composer lists what the child will get when he/she grows up.

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A Ghaoil Leig Dhachaigh gu Mo Mhàthair Mi, 03 January 1954

Track ID : 13399

This song takes the form of a conversation between a girl and a water-horse. The girl is asking him to let her return home to her mother. The water-horse has other ideas. It is clear from the last ...

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'S i Mòrag a Rinn a' Bhanais, November 1965

Track ID : 24999

This vocal dance tune tells of Mòrag's famous wedding.

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Nam Bu Leam Fhìn Thu, December 1956

Track ID : 106047

A short lullaby sung to a little girl. It is similar to a pibroch song in style.

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