Cholla Mo Rùin
Date 1950
Track ID 40434
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Track Information

Original Track ID

CDC.1.3

Original Tape ID

box_01_D03-B

Summary

In this pibroch song the singer warns Colla to avoid the castle. He states that he has been captured.

Item Notes

Six variations sung, some repeated. Two lines of canntaireachd. This piping song is based on a warning tune which is connected to Colla Ciotach and to the MacDonalds of Islay. The pipe tune is known as 'Pìobaireachd Dhùn Naomhaig' or 'The Piper's Warning to his Master'.

Recording Location

County - Inverness-shire

Item Location

County - Argyllshire

Parish - Kilchoman

Island - Islay

Village - Dunnivaig

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

Canna