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Cumha Eachainn Ruaidh nan Cath

Fieldworkers
Date 03 August 1950
Track ID 25922
Part 1

Track Information

Original Track ID

CW0099.429

Original Tape ID

CW0099

Summary

This is the ceòl mòr 'Cumha Eachainn Ruaidh nan Cath' [Lament for Red Hector of the Battles] played on the Highland bagpipe.

Item Notes

Recorded by the Barra Folklore Committee. This piece was said to have been composed circa 1651 by Patrick Mòr MacCrimmon.

See:
'The Piobaireachd Society' book 4, p. 111
'The Kilberry Book of Ceòl Mòr' (Archibald Campbell) no. 39

Recording Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - Barra

Island - Barra

Village/Place - Castlebay

Language

English, Gaelic, Scots

Genre

Music

Collection

Canna

Source Type

Wire

Audio Quality

Good