Gaelic songs of Scotland women at work in the Western Isles.
|Format:||Music CD 2006|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
ContentsThe shieling and the milking. A fhleasgaich ùir leanainn thu = Young man, I'd follow you (Kitty and Marietta MacLeod) ; Discussion about shielings (Kitty MacLeod with Alan Lomax) ; Crodh chailein = Colin's cattle (Kate Nicholson) ; Discussion about shielings (continued) ; Thug mi 'n oidhche raoir san àirigh = I spent the night at the shieling (Kitty MacLeod) ; Discussion about shielings (continued) ; A' bhanarach chaoin = The tender-hearted dairymaid (Kate Nicholson) ; Discussion about shielings (conclusion) ; O 's toil 's is rò thoil liom = I like, I very much desire (Mary MacNeil) ; Gaol a' chruidh = Dearest of all the cattle : milking song (Mary Gillies and Annie Johnston) ; Discussion about milking songs ; 'Se mo ghaol an t-aghan caisfhionn = My darling is the white-legged heifer : milking song (Mary Gillies and Annie Johnston with Alan Lomax) ; A ho ró's gun dheoghail na laoigh = Ah-ho-row, the calves have sucked (Catherine MacKellaig)
Wool work, spinning. O 's fhada bhuainn Anna = Far away from us is Anna (Mary Gillies) ; Discussion about spinning (Mary Gillies with Alan Lomax) ; Mhurchaidh bhig nan gormshuil greannmhor = Little Murdoch of beguiling eyes (Mary Gillies) ; Discussion about spinning (continued) ; Bidh an deoch-s' air làimh mo rùin = This drink shall be to the hand of my love (Mary Gillies with Alan Lomax) ; 'S chunna mise mo leannan = I saw my love (Mary Gillies) ; O 's moch an-diugh a rinn mi gluasad = Early today I moved out (Marion Galbraith)
Wool work, at the waulking. Sheòl am bàta fairis a-null = The boat has sailed across, away (Catriona A. MacMillan and chorus) ; Oganach gun tòir na dheaghaidh = Young man whom no one pursues (Fanny MacIsaac and chorus) ; Discussion about the tweed (Annie Johnston and Mary Gillies) ; Nighean sin thall = Girl over yonder (Effie Monk with chorus) ; An cuala sibh mun mhaighdean cheutach = Have you heard about the beautiful maiden (Kate Nicholson with chorus) ; Mo rùn Ailean = My love Allan (Mary Morrison with chorus) ; Memories of Stornoway girls in Barra (discussion) (Mary Gillies with Annie Johnston) ; Alasdair òig 'ic 'ac Neacail = Young Alasdair, son of MacNicol (Mrs. Archie MacDonald with chorus) ; Rinn mi mocheirigh gu éirigh = I got up, I rose early (Mrs. A.J. MacLellan with chorus) ; Cha déid mi do dh'fhear gun bhàta = I'll not go to a man without a boat (Penny Morrison with chorus) ; Memories of Mingulay men at the luadh in Barra (discussion) (Annie Johnston with Mary Gillies) ; Gaol ise gaol i = She is my love, my love is she (Catriona A. MacMillan and chorus) ; Mhurchaidh bhig, a chinn a' chonais = Little Murdo, leader in mischief (Penny Morrison with chorus) ; Discussion about the tweed (Annie Johnston and Mary Gillies with Alan Lomax) ; Gu dè ni mi? = What shall I do? (Mrs. Sandy MacNeil with chorus) ; Gur e mise tha fo ghruaim = How unhappy I am (Fanny MacIsaac) ; Discussion about measuring and rolling up the cloth (Annie Johnston with Alan Lomax) ; Freagair siod mas toil leat fhéin e = Answer this, if you like him yourself (Kate Nicholson, Fannie MacIsaac, and Penny Morrison with chorus) ; Gur tu mo ni'n donn bhòidheach = You are my beautiful, brown-haired maiden (Mary Johnston with chorus) ; O có bheir mi liom = O who will I take with me? (Annie Johnston with Mary McNeil, Mary Gillies, and Mary Johnston).
Folk songs, Scottish Gaelic
-- Western Isles.
Folk music -- Scotland -- Western Isles.
Work songs -- Scotland -- Western Isles.
Waulking songs -- Scotland -- Western Isles.
Milking -- Scotland -- Western Isles -- Songs and music.
|Publisher|| Cambridge, Mass. :Rounder,2006
|Other Titles|| Women at work in the Western Isles
Traditional work songs from Scotland.
Program notes by Margaret Bennett, bibliographical references, and lyrics with English translations ( p. : ill.) inserted in container.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.