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Mo Rùn Geal Òg

Title - Mo Rùn Geal Òg
Contributors - Flora MacNeil
Reporters - Dr Alasdair MacLean

Summary - In this song a widow laments the death of her husband at the Battle of Culloden. In the verses sung here, she describes her husband's physical appearance in considerable detail.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:54
Date of Content - 1746 to 1746
Date Transmitted - 1988.01.29
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 63803
Original Tape ID - DealanDe 1988.01.29
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Composed by Christina Ferguson for her husband William Chisholm, who was killed at the Battle of Culloden.
See:
'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie ed., 1907 edition) p. 409
'Gaelic Bards and Minstrels' W. Matheson, Scottish Tradition Series Cassette 2, song A3 (The School of Scottish Studies)
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (Anne Lorne Gillies ed., 2005) p. 185

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/63803/1




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