Seanchas air pìobaire à sgìre Ùig agus cuid a dh'fhacail a'...
Date November 1965
Track ID 44003
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1965.131.A4-A7

Original Tape ID

SA1965.131

Summary

Tradition relating to a piper from Uig and words connected to music.

There was a man from Kneep in Uig called Iain Gobha. He was a very good piper. He kept on piping even after the pipes were banned by the minister, Alexander MacLeod. Iain would take the pipes to a cave away from the village in order to play them. He wrote poems as well. The contributor gives some words relating to music as they were used in Uig.

Item Notes

Rev. Alexander MacLeod was minister at Uig from 1824-1843.

Item Subject/Person

Iain Gobha; MacLeod, Rev. Alexander

Recording Location

County - Midlothian

Parish - Edinburgh

Village - Edinburgh

Item Location

County - Ross and Cromarty

Parish - Uig

Island - Lewis

Village - Uig

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Information

Collection

SoSS