Item GSM5 - Gaelic Song : "Cead Deireannach nam Beann"

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Gaelic Song : "Cead Deireannach nam Beann"

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Duncan Ban MacIntyre

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  • c. 1932 (Publication)
    Glasgow (Scotland)

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1 booklet ; 2 p. of textual records.

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Item is a Gaelic song with piano accompaniment printed by Alex. MacLaren & Sons for individual sale.

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  • Scottish Gaelic
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The song has been cut to fit inside the folder.

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This song, which is also known as "Moladh Beinn Dòbhrainn" praises the mountain Ben Dorain in Argyll and speaks of the changes that have come to the landscape and community in the author's lifetime. it was a popular piece to be presented at Mods.

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Song is No. 3 in MacLaren's Hebrides Collection of Gaelic Songs.

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Author of the song, Duncan Ban MacIntyre (1724-1812), from Glen Orchy, was one of Scotland's most renowned Gaelic poets. Much of his work is in praise of nature and the Highlands.

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