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Angus ' The Ridge' MacDonald
CA BI T-2029 · Item · 1949 - 1951
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of bard Angus 'The Ridge' MacDonald, son of famed Allan 'The Ridge' MacDonald, performing a number of Gaelic songs and stories.

"Naille chunna mi' n uair bhios drama 's a' chuach ri ol..."
"Gur e mise a th' air mo leonah..." (Blar Inverlochy)
"Tha mi 'n diugh gu tinn..."
" 'S fheudair dhomh air m'fhirinn a sguir dhe'n dram..."
"Throid mo bhean 's gun throid i rium..."
"Fire, fare, farumach..."

Leach, MacEdward
CA BI T-1084 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacNeil, Stephen R. Iona "Reisemaid Ghàidhealeach Eilean C.B." (185th Battalion)

Morrison, Dan Neil Loch Lomond "Chi mi na mòrbheanna..."

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Cumha MhicChriomain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Creach na Samhna"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran a 'Mhathain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Postman's Song"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran na Bainnse" (Cape Mabou Wedding)

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Poite-dhubh MhicRaing

Campbell, Hector Hillsdale, Inverness County (N.S.) "A ' bhrádha"

Shaw, John
CA BI T-77 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic bard Angus R. Macdonald, of French Road N.S. Recording includes a number of humorous stories and songs composed by MacDonald as well as a performance of his popular song 'The Mountain' (Smeorach Chlann Domhnuill)

Day, Hilda
Angus 'The Ridge' MacDonald
CA BI T-2028 · Item · 1949 - 1951
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

"I ho, hi ho, wach horo eile..."
"O cha teid, cha teid mise..."
" 'S truagh nach robh mi, a hill oro, Riochd na h-eala, a hi m bo..."
"Ochoin a righ, gur a mi tha muladach"
Sgeulachd: A young man going to seek his fourtune...
"An diugh chuala mi sgeul..."

Leach, MacEdward
Annie MacLean - Gaelic Songs
CA BI T-122 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item consists of an audio recording of Annie (Mrs. J.P) MacLean of Rear Christmas Island, (N.S) singing a number of Gaelic songs. Recorded by Sister Margaret Beaton and Hilda Day.

Mrs. J.P. MacLean, Christmas Island (Rear):

"Mise tha fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill" Song about a difficult winter composed by Catriona MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh).

"Why did she compose this song?" She had to do so many difficult tasks in the winter.

Song about finding a rich man to marry; composed by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh).

Stories about Catrìona Bean Ruaidh. She lived further inland than Jack Pheadair (informant's husband)'s uncle, Ruairidh Chaluim Ghobha MacLean. Ruairidh lived at the foot of Eskasoni Mountain where Rory S. MacNeil lives.

Forerunner portending the death of the bard.

Bard's father was married to Christie Alasdair Chaluim Ghobha "The Big Widow".

Song about working at the the Steel plant in North Sydney by Archie "Larry" Gillis, originally from Rear Beaver Cove.

Day, Hilda
CA BI T-561 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island "Bha Mi'n Raoir gu Sunndach, Sunndach" composed by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Bean Iain Ruairidh| Iain Ruaidh)

MacInnis, Dan Joe Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex Sydney (N.S.) Conversation with Mrs. Annie MacLean

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island "Mise tha fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill". Song concerning a difficult winter in the Rear of Christmas Island by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh| Bean Iain Ruairidh)

Campbell, John Sydney (N.S.) Discusses Gaelic songs with Mrs. MacLean

Munroe, Deanie Sydney (N.S.) Bagpipe Selections

MacPherson, John Alex and MacNeil, Mike Sydney (N.S.) Conversation re: Cape Breton Gaelic songs

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island. Song about aging and marriage by Catherine MacNeil (Catriona Iain Ruaidh | Bean Iain Ruairidh)

Hashem, Lila Sydney (N.S.) Piano selections

MacPherson, John Alex; MacNeil, Mike; MacLean, Mrs. Annie. Conversation re: types of songs, milling songs.

MacNeil, Mike. Song "Horo is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu"

MacInnis, Dan Joe Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex; Campbell, John Sydney (N.S.) Conversation re: Gaelic in Cape Breton

Gillis, Wilfred Antigonish (N.S.) Violin selections

Archie Alex MacKenzie
CA BI T-1204 · Item · 1976
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Archie Alex Mackenzie singing Gaelic songs.

Song composed for the Gaelic Society of Cape Breton

Song "Tilleadh an Eilthirich" (Composed for a ceilidh in Barra)

"Òran Taigh Chaluim is Màiri" (Composed for a ceilidh in Glasgow before returning to Cape Breton)

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
CA BI T-2024 · Item
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Archie E. Gillis and John Beaton performing a selection of Gaelic songs and sgeulachd.

Archie E. Gillis

        "Olc mar h' fhalbh sibh air turs..."
"Smuid a null gu duthaich na Gallamg (?) ..."

John Beaton:

             Sgeulachd: "Cailleach nan Cno"
"Sealah cuan 's i bho thuath..."

Unidentified Informant Sgeulachd: About "Buidseachd - sgoil - dhubh"

Leach, MacEdward
CA BI T-1734 · Item · April 26, 1986
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

CBC Radio Program "Island Echoes"

Gaelic song by North Shore' the late John Shaw "Maili-Dhonn".

Fiddler Jerry Holland with pianist Hilda Chaisson "On The Go" Boston '85

Gaelic song by Bucky Carmichael - "fear a Bhata".

The Pipe & Drums of the Gaelic Collgeg, St. Ann's. "Farewell to the Creeks"

Gaelic Song by Donald Ross - "Posadh Piuthar Iain Bhain"

Interview with M.J. MacNeil on the Celtic Harp and the Cape Breton Harp.

M.J. MacNeil is president of the Clan MacNeil in Cape Breton

Lucy MacNeil aged 15 learning to play the harp. She is interviewed and also plays a tune on the harp. She's from Sydney Mines (N.S.)

Fiddler Alison Kinnaird, harpist pays a group of tunes in A Major beginning with "Glenlivet Strathspey".

Gaelic song by Bucky Carmichael "Eilean Mo Ghaol"

Theresa MacLellan, violin selections with sister Marie MacLellan on piano, playing a group of hornpipes and reels.

Gaelic Ceilidh Singing "Am Falbh Thu Leam A 'Ribhinn"

Announcements for the week

Violin music by the late Angus Chisholm (78 recording) Mr. Murray strathspey, (b) the 10 fiddler reel and the Baker reel (Mrs. Bess Sidel MacDonald on the Piano)

Joan MacKenzie of Lewis, Scotland singing "A' Fhleasgaich"

Gaelic song called "Faill Llo" sung by Bucky Carmichael

Antigonish Tattoo, Ceilidh Pipe Band.

Waulking Gaelic Songs Barra - "An Fhideag Airgld".

Announcements for the week

Gaelic song by Alex Goldie - "Gura Mis Tha Muladach"

Gaelic Song by Alex Goldie - "Nighean an Tailear"
ovan Gaelic Choir of Scotland "Soraidh Leis an Ait"

Kinnon Beaton with Violin selections and Wife Betty Lou on Piano - Tape from Fiddler's Fesitval

Na H-Eilthirish singing a Gaelic song "Baidin Fheilimi"

Gaelic song by Annie & Calum Johnson, from Barra "Di Sathuirne Gabh M. Mulad"

Gaelic song by Bucky Carmichael, singing "Mo Run Geal Dileas"

Gaelic song by Alex Goldie - "Cruinneag Bhoidheach".

Announcements for the week

Gaelic song (Milling) by Orain, Cape Breton "Ged A Sheol Mi"

The Glengarry Fiddlers, from Ontario playing a group of strathspeys an reels taped in Sydney (N.S.) at the Fiddlers Festival in July, 1985

Gaelic song by Na H-Oganaich, singing "M' Eudail Is M' Aighear"

CA BI T-1350 · Item · 1979
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of CBI Radio's "Air Bord" program featuring Archie Alex MacKenzie. \

Archie MacKenzie :

MacKenzie Genealogy
Customs of young people at Christmas Island in his youth
He discusses bards, his father Archie MacKenzie

Dan Morrison :

"Gaol an t-Seoladair"

Archie MacKenzie :

Life on the farm in the early days
His father was a school teacher, taught Gaelic as well as English
"Moladh Cheap Breatuinn"
"Gu bheil caochladh mor 's an aite"

Carl MacKenzie & Doug MacPhee :

Violin & Piano Selections

Archie MacKenzie :

Ceilidhs in the ol days - pipers were scarce
The start of the C.B. Gaelic Society - His brother Hugh
The effect of the newspaper MacTalla on Gaelic in Cape Breton

Tommy 'Peigi' MacDonald :

"Moladh na Lanndaidh"

Archie MacKenzie :

Discusses his family

CBI Radio
CA BI T-1321 · Item · 1978
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Kay Macdonald :

"Chi mi na mor-bheanna..."
"An Innis Aigh" (Composed by Angus Y. Maclellan)
"A' Chuairt Shamhraidh"
"Nigh'n Donn A' Chul Reidh" (Composed by Malcolm Gillis)
Chi mi bhuam..." (Composed by Alasdair a' Ridse)
"Hi ho ro 's no horo eile"
"Mo Mhairi Og"
"Mo Mhathair"

CBI Radio
CBI Radio, Kay Macdonald
CA BI T-1321 · Item · 1978
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Kay Macdonald singing a selection of Gaelic songs, accompanied on piano by Doug Macphee.

"Chi mi na mor-bheanna..."
"An Innis Aigh"
"A' Chuairt Shamhraidh"
"Nigh'n Donn A' Chul Reidh"
Chi mi bhuam..."
"Hi ho ro 's no horo eile"
"Mo Mhairi Og"
"Mo Mhathair"

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
Ceilidh at Benacadie
CA BI T-44 · Item · 1963
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is available for streaming: T-44 [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/audio/T-44a.mp3].

Peigi Ailein Nic Ruairdh (Peigi Ailean Nic an t-Saoir) Benacadie (N.S.) Ceilidh at Benacadie - puirt-a-beul: Song composed for three men who drowned in Big Pond (N.S.). 'S goiet mo chreach 's gura truagh mi

Mrs. Catherine, Mrs. J.P. MacLean, Mr. Arthur Ferguson Ged tha mi gun chrodh gun aighean... Local song

Mrs. Catherine, Mrs. J.P. MacLean, Mr. Arthur Ferguson O hi iura ro bhi o'... Native song by Arthur Ferguson

Mrs. Catherine Patterson Song depicts local dress and style among girls

Arthur Ferguson Thuist an gamhain mogach

Arthur Ferguson Boinead Uilleam

Arthur Ferguson Ho ro na rocalaich...

Arthur Ferguson Fira fara farumach...

Arthur Ferguson O gur misde, he gur misd' leam Song regretted neighbors move to "coal area".

Arthur Ferguson He na ha hillean a... From Scotland mainly-Gu de Mi mii mar chaigh mi thu

Arthur Ferguson Larst 5 songs by Mrs. Catherine Patterson

Arthur Ferguson Far ill i eile o ro Roderick Matteson, about domestic experiences of a bachelor

Arthur Ferguson Banais aig na bocain an nochd

Arthur Ferguson Bonaid Uilleim

Arthur Ferguson Ho ro na rogalaich

Arthur Ferguson Tha fir a bhaille faramach

Arthur Ferguson Ho horo gum b' eibhinn leam

CA BI T-282 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Jim Charles MacNeil reciting songs and stories in both English and Gaelic.

Talk on elections
D.D. MacKenzie and his umbrella
Oran nam Meinn Chopair composed by Lachlan Currie
Thug Mi Gaol Dhan t-Seòladair
Talks about the celebration in honour of Flora MacDougall who worked at the CNR for many years
First undertaker in Sydney (N.S.)
That man is not living yet
Undertaker...
Oak coffin for the colored man
I love the sailor boy

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-277 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Railroad in Cape Breton
Reads a letter from Michael Ferguson to his mother after he heard of the death of Effie MacDonald
Reads Rev. S.P. MacDonald farewell address to Bishop Grant of Oban, Scotland
The Devil's not idle either
The pie social
Father MacLeod and the cows
...cows...
Mr. MacNeil reads the address spoken to himself by Alex Goldie when he (Mr. MacNeil) was made Honorary Chief of the Cape Breton Gaelic Society
Song composed by Alex MacInnis of Woodbine, about the selling of hay that was spoiled by rain
Soldier's Song
Soldier's Song
Song composed by John V. MacNeil after he left Gleann na Measeadh (Cooper's Pond)
Recitation of song made by Duncan MacDonald in 1918 on his way to French Road
Boy would not go to Aunt's wake

CA BI T-466 · Item · 1968
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Formation of the National Council of Scottish Cath. Soc in Sydney (N.S.)
Accomplishments of the Society
A Gaelic school in the old Lyceum
A chapel donated in memory of Rev. D.M. MacAdam
Scholarships for Scottish boys to enter priesthood
The society published Mosgladh
Officers of the Scottish Cath. Society
Records of the society
Preservation of the Gaelic language
Reasons for the decline of the society
School teachers in the early days forbade parents to speak Gaelic to children
Cape Breton bards
Scottish Cath. Soc. Had annual competitions - dance, music, song
A story about Archbishop MacDonald
Father D.M. MacAdam's funeral
Tells story of and sings Vincent MacLellan's lament for Fr. MacAdam
He saw his wifes ghost
The result of controversy in a parish
Fr. Duncan - first resident priest of Big Pond
Fr Martin MacPherson...what happened when he found the church locked at Frenchvale...
Peter Smyth - the story of an eviction
Story about a widow...and a pie social

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-261 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a conversation with Neil MacQueen of Framboise, N.S. Mr. MacQueen was nearly 100 year old at the time of recording.

His father came from North Uist
His mother a Stewart - her family landed in Grand Mira
No farm implements - the pioneer's only tool was the axe I
The August Gale of 1873
His first pair of shoes made from calves of fishing boats
Making clothes - wool - flax
Weddings - the "reiteach"
Oidhche Calluin customs
Story of a man who walked from Big Pond to North Sydney (N.S.)
No horses - dogs used for hauling
Worked on a farm for James Carlin
Dominion Coal and Steel expropriated much land...
Ho ro mo chuid chuideachd...
In the early days, church services were entirely in Gaelic
Hymn - translation
Hymn
The fais ann do'n feur sharaicht
An t-seann, t-seann sgeula

Smith, Angus John
CA BI T-107 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Dan A. MacDonald (Framboise):

"'Se Ceap Breatunn Tir Mo Ghraidh."(Patriotic Song) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.
'Laithean Sona M'Oige.' (Song of his youth) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.
"Tell us something about your early industries, schools, churches, etc." Very interesting early history.
Angus and Donald - Travel. (Anecdote--Humour) Related by Dan A. MacDonald.
"Summer Time." Composed and sung by Dan A. Macdonald (Pastoral Song)
Life in early Framboise (Narrative about frolics and pie socials; no pipers in Framboise).

Introduction to our interview by Mrs. Neil MacDonald of Forchu.

Neil MacDonald (Forchu):

"D.A. MacDonald looks in the mirror" Composed by D.A. MacDonald about himself. (Humourous Song)
'O Chanada' (Neil MacDonald) (Patriotic Song)
Talented people in Forchu - Composed Poetry even at work; gifted in every way.
Early life in Forchu - History
"Spinning Wheel" (Anecdote)
"Tell me about the early religious life in Forchu - is the early Baptist Church still extant?" All Protestants are now members of the United Church.
"We would like to have a few words about your early schools."
There is a little story about Captain Hooper. (Anecdote)
"In the Sweet Bye and Bye" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)
"Nearer My God to Thee" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-107 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Dan A. MacDonald and Neil MacDonald. Includes Gaelic songs, hymns, and stories.

Dan A. MacDonald (Framboise):

"'Se Ceap Breatunn Tir Mo Ghraidh."(Patriotic Song) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.

'Laithean Sona M'Oige.' (Song of his youth) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.

"Tell us something about your early industries, schools, churches, etc." Very interesting early history.

Angus and Donald - Travel. (Anecdote--Humour) Related by Dan A. MacDonald.

"Summer Time." Composed and sung by Dan A. Macdonald (Pastoral Song)

Life in early Framboise (Narrative about frolics and pie socials; no pipers in Framboise).

Introduction to our interview by Mrs. Neil MacDonald of Fourchu.

Neil MacDonald (Fourchu):

"D.A. MacDonald looks in the mirror" Composed by D.A. MacDonald about himself. (Humourous Song)

'O Chanada' (Neil MacDonald) (Patriotic Song)

Talented people in Forchu - Composed Poetry even at work; gifted in every way.

Early life in Forchu - History

"Spinning Wheel" (Anecdote)

"Tell me about the early religious life in Forchu - is the early Baptist Church still extant?"

All Protestants are now members of the United Church.

"We would like to have a few words about your early schools."

There is a little story about Captain Hooper. (Anecdote)

"In the Sweet Bye and Bye" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

"Nearer My God to Thee" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-1793 · Item · 1988
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Dan Alex MacLeod, Stirling (Sterling) N.S, singing a selection of Gaelic songs.

'S e Ceap Breatuin Tir mo Ghraidh

an Gille Ruadh

English song

Oran na Fogradh (Composed by James R. Morrison, Framboise, N.S.)

Eilean Sgitheanach nam Buaidhe

Illean o eilean illean o eilean i

CA BI T-1189 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs and conversation with Joe Neil MacNeil and Dan MacNeil.

MacNeil, Dan and Joe Neil interviewed by Rosemary Hutchinson - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Story of Domhnall Ban at a wake...

MacNeil, Dan and Joe Neil interviewed by Rosemary Hutchinson - Story of two brothers who went fishing at Castle Bay

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Description of grinding wheat with a hand-mill

MacNeil, Dan - Fishing through the ice

MacNeil, Joe - Another story of fishing at Castle Bay

MacNeil, Dan - "Mu'n cuairt an drama"

MacNeil, Joe - Discussion on C.B. Bards

MacNeil, Dan - Song by Lauchie Currie (about working on cord wood)

MacNeil, Dan and Joe - Discusses ceilidhs in the old days

MacNeil, Dan - A tall story of a man losing his pipe

MacNeil, Joe - Discusses mining in the early days

MacNeil, Dan - Mining song: "Ithill iuthill agus o"

MacNeil, Joe - Recites part of the mining song "'S e Cuibhle na Dunach"

MacNeil, Dan - C.B. Song about two men courting the same girl: "Och mar tha mi"

MacNeil, Joe - Discusses winter in the early days, travelling etc.

MacNeil, Joe - Description of footwear in winter in the early days...mogans etc.

MacNeil, Joe - Working in winter

Hutchinson, Rosemary
CA BI T-181 · Item · 1970
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Donald John MacMillan, Morley Road:

Gaelic Song - Màiri Bhàn Dhàil-an-Eas
Story of bard, Angus Campbell and the Song of the Bear
Òran na Mathain
Song- Tha Gaoth an Iar a'Gobachadh
Bocan Story
"Will you marry me my Bonnie Lassie"
The MacMullinss from Scotland...
Piper MacMullins
Bocan Story

MacMullin, Donald John
CA BI T-266 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Donald John MacMullin from Glenmorrison (N.S). He sings a number of Gaelic songs and speaks on local history and stories.

Donald John MacMullin, Gaelic Stories: Relates history of the early days of his people (after their arrival from Scotland) to present days

Ceilidhs

Fishing and different kinds of forests

Pioneer days were hard...

Sowing of grain, threshing

Black Pot

Tha buaidh air an uisge bheatha

Air faill isinn u

Cape Breton Gaelic song - Bi'n deoch bho laimhean mo run

Story of Waterloo Stove

Se mo cheist an Gille donn

Story about Grandfather and great grandfather

Nionag a chuil duim nach fhan thu

Hubi a

Teannaibh dhluth

Cnoc nan t-Sithean - a magic spoon, a dead cow, Why?

Second sight story of people in Mira

Story of pig and dog and Big Donald of the Pig

Discussion of hockey playing

Story of the carpenter in Scotland who wouldn't tell his secret to his son

Hur ri le .. .'s e nighean donn

Smith, Angus John
CA BI T-2020 · Item · 1949 - 1951
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Mrs. MacCormick (MacQuarrie ?)

            Conclusion of sgeulachd from T-2019
Story: "A boy who went to a doctor..."
Story: "A minister saying grace..."
Story: "A Jersey woman and a Jersey cow..."
Story: "The man who hung himself..."
Story: "Story of a burial..."
Story: "A wodow's son in Cape Breton..."
Story: "The man who was envious of his wife..."

Donald MacLennan

"An cota ur Martainn..."

Mrs. MacCormack
"Hi ri ill iu ill agus o..."
Story: "Cape Breton woman went to visit her son in the army..."
Story: "Donald & the minister..."
"O gur truagh mi le na corns"

Leach, MacEdward
CA BI T-1105 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacIssac, Alex John (Dunvegan, N.S) - Song about the arrival of a boat from P.E.I. And explanation of song

MacIssac, Alex John - "Sine Chaluim Bhain"

MacIssac, Alex John - "An Domhnallach Urramach"

MacLellan, Archie Dan (Dunvegan, N.S) - "Oran na Muice" & explanation of song

MacLellan, Archie Dan - "Dh'fhalbh na gillean grinn le damh"

MacLellan, Archie Dan - "Oran do'n uisge-beatha"
Song about burning of the jail in Inverness, N.S
Oran na Bainnse"

MacNeil, John K. (Big Pond, N.S) - "An Duine anns a Sgoth agus an Currac"

MacNeil, John K. - "Oran an Eich"

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie (Big Pond, N.S) - "A null am monadh..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Coma leam buntata charach..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Bha mi air banais..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Peigi Raonaill 'ic Thearlaich..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Cairistiona Chaimbeul..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Johnny Cope..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Tha teine anns a'bhaille an diugh..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "A Mhoraig am bheil thu ann..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Cha sheas poca falamh..."

Shaw, John
CA BI T-1106 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a milling frolic in Dunvegan, N.S. Recording includes singers form the Dunvegan area as well as Donald John MacMullin of the Meadows Rd.

MacLellan, Lauchie - Moch 's a mhadainn 's mi 'g eirigh

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Ho ro 'ille dhuinne..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Hug a ro bhi, hug a rireadh..."

MacIssac, Ronald - "Leis a' Mhaighdean..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Nighean donn a' bhreacan uaine..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Chi mi thall iad..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - Spinning song

MacIssac, Alex John - "Faill il o 's na ho iu a..."

MacIssac, Ronald - "O a hu, a nighean dubh, nighean dubh"

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Mo run an t-uasal..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Cruinneag na buaile..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Olainn deoch air laimh mo ruin..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Togainn fonn air lorg an fheidh..."

MacLellan, Lauchie & MacIssac, Ronald - "Teann, teann, teann a' bhodaich.."

MacMullin, Donald John - "C'aite an caidil an nineag..."

MacMullin, Donald John - Song

MacMullin, Donald John - "Ho ro 'ille dhuinn..."

MacMullin, Donald John - "An nighean dubh, tha boidheach dubh..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Oran cluinn Grannta"

MacIssac, Alex John - "Sugradh seach bliadhna" & accompanying explanation

MacIssac, Alex John - "Oran le ministear dh'a mhathair"

Shaw, John
CA BI T-231 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a series of interviews and conversations from various informants in Cape Breton.

MacCormick, Hector Loch Lomond (N.S.), Richmond County Chanada, Thir an Aigh

MacCormick, Hector Loch Lomond (N.S.), Richmond County Interview about the above song

Morrison, Kenneth A. Framboise (N.S.) Oran Cheap Breatunn

MacDonald, Donald Alex Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacQueen, Neil Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacAskill, Johnnie Oran Campa (a' gearradh coille)

Munro, Roderick William Loch Lomond (N.S.), Richmond County "'S 'n gille dubh is aille"

MacLeod, Mary "Fear a' Bhata"

MacAskill, Johnnie "Soraidh leibh is oidhche mhath leibh"

Morrison, Kenneth A. Cape Breton Island (N.S.) Oran Cheap Breatunn

MacAuley, Fred Scotland Talk about a gathering in Framboise (N.S.) Hall

MacDonald, D.A. Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacQueen, Neil Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacAuley, Fred Speaks

MacLeod, Donald Halifax (N.S.) Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacAuley, Fred Scotland Address Scotland in a few words

Chafe, Winnie Glace Bay (N.S.) Violin selections

MacAuley, Fred Scotland Speaks about the purity of Gaelic in Cape Breton

MacLeod, Danny K. MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu A hiu oro hu o, mo run mo nighean donn bhoidheach

MacAuley, Fred Scotland Speaks of the beauty of the Cape Breton countryside

Price, Mary Halifax (N.S.) Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacAuley, Fred Scotland A final word

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Tuireadh na Hiortach

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu An oidhche bha luadh ann

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Oran na Pioba and Oran na Seilge

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Recitation - Fear na Feusag Ruaidh

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgeir Dhu Oran na ba riabhaich

MacAuley, Fred Sgeir Dhu Speaks

MacLeod, Danny K. Sgeir Dhu Oran na ba riabhaich

MacLeod, Danny K. Sgeir Dhu Interview with Fred MacAuley

MacLeod, Danny K. Sgeir Dhu Dh'olainn deoch a laimh mo run

MacLeod, Danny K. Sgeir Dhu Dh'eirich mi gu moch roimh latha

MacLeod, Danny K. Sgeir Dhu Thug mi gu siubhal nan gleannaibh

MacLeod, Malcolm A. And MacLeod Danny K. A hiu oro hu o, mo run mo nighean donn bhoidheach

MacLeod, Malcolm A. And MacLeod Danny K. He mo leannan, ho mo leannan

Munro, Roderick O teannaibh dluth

Morrison, Dan Neil Loch Lomond (N.S.), Richmond County Suas leis a' Ghaidhlig

Morrison, Dan Neil Loch Lomond (N.S.), Richmond County Interview with Fred MacAuley

Munro, Roderick Oran an Tractor

Munro, Roderick Interview with Fred MacAuley about the above song

Morrison, Dan Neil Loch Lomond (N.S.), Richmond County
Psalm 23, verse 1-3 (Percenting)

MacKenzie, Phyllis Cape Breton Isle

MacLeod, Norman Iosa, gleidh mi dluth do'n chrann

Gaelic Recitation of Prayers
CA BI T-116 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Hugh MacKenzie, Archie A. MacKenzie, Joseph A. Gillis, Sister Jane MacKenzie, Margaret MacKenzie recite the Rosary.

Although there was no practice for this, it was very piously recited.

Litany and Acts by the same people as above. It was good to hear the prayers in Gaelic!

Sister Jane Mackenzie speaks. "Recording of the Rosary was made possible by the courtesy of Mr.Joe Gillis, Sydney, and was recited at the home of Archie Mackenzie.

Meditations by Hugh MacKenzie (Gaelic)

Night prayers by Anthony MacKenzie of East Bay. Calls upon God's mercy and protection for the family.
If anyone should die they should wake in the arms of God.

Next prayer will be the Acts (Humility, etc.) in Gaelic by Hugh MacKenzie.

Hugh MacKenzie, Anthony MacKenzie, and Joe Gillis recite the Our Father, Hail Mary, and the Creed.

Hugh MacKenzie tells us: "You had no book, Anthony." No, he didn't - prayers said were learned at his mother's knee.

Hugh MacKenzie tells us: "This is the prayer we recited when leaving the house at night."

Anthony MacKenzie recites prayer said before retiring at night.

Hugh MacKenzie recites prayer of thanks giving.

Anthony MacKenzie recites the Act of Contrition.

Hugh MacKenzie introduces Anthony Mackenzie who will sing a Gaelic song. "This song was composed by Mrs. MacKinnon of Big Pond because the people of that area missed Father Neil MacLeod after he had been sent to Rome."

Anthony MacKenzie sings (Religious song)

Anthony MacKenzie recited "Hymn to the Holy Ghost"

Hugh MacKenzie recites the Nicene Creed, Confiteor, and continued with the Prayer before the Crucifix.

Divine Praises: De Profundis (Hugh MacKenzie)

Litany of the Guardian Angels (Hugh MacKenzie)

Anthony MacKenzie sings a lament composed by Rev. Angus MacDoald's sister in Barra, Scotland in the latter part of the 18th century. She later married a MacKinnon and settled in Rear Christmas Island.

Hugh MacKenzie says the "Anthony MacKenzie is over 80 years of age and his memory is
remarkable...The lament he just sang was learned from his mother."

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis
CA BI T-410 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of interviews with residents of Benacadie and Castle Bay, Cape Breton (N.S). Recording includes songs, stories and community history.

MacLennan, Mrs. Rod - Biographical sketch

Doucette, Mrs. George - Biographical sketch

Doucette, Mr. George - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Malcolm J. - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Malcolm J. - Story

MacNeil, Malcolm J. - Na threig thu...leannainn

MacInnis, Donald - Biographical sketch

MacInnis, Donald - Gun crodh gun aighean

Morrison, Peter - Biographical sketch

Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - Bitibh aotrom 's togaibh fonn

Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - O's ann tha mo ghaol-sa thall

Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - Gaidheal air aineol

Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - Tha mo chion-sa air an fhiurain

MacNeil, Jim D. - Biographical Sketch

MacNeil, Mrs. Hector J. - Biographical sketch

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-1104 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a selection of Gaelic songs from the North River Area.

MacDonald, Tommy - "O hi hugi o..."

MacDonald, John Dan - "He mo leannan, ho mo leannan..."

Shaw, John - "Hug us aran..."

MacRae, Frank - "Mairi dhonn, bhoidheach dhonn..."

Shaw, John - "O horo 's gum bheil tu air m'aire"

MacRae, Mrs. Frank - "O horo ille dhuinn..."

MacDonald, Tommy - "Ho ri horo nan, ho ro chall eile"

MacDonald, John Dan - "Mo run 's mo nighean donn bhoidheach"

Shaw, John - "Dh'olainn deoch air laimh mo ruin"

Shaw, John - "Faill il o ro eileadh"

Shaw, John - "Faill il o ro eileadh"

MacDonald, Tommy - "O hi ri leibh a ho..."

MacLeod, Dan A. - Twenty-third Psalm

MacRae, Frank and MacDonald, Tommy - "Mo ruin 's mo nighean donn bhoidheach"

Shaw, John - "Cha threiginn fhin mo chruinneag dhonn"

Shaw, John - "Cha bhi mi buan 't bhi bhuam..."

Shaw, John

Shaw, John - "Mo Mhairi lurach..."

Shaw, John - Song by An Gille Glas

Shaw, John - "Cha'n olair leam dram le sunnd..." (Oran eile air an aobhar cheudna)

Shaw, John
CA BI T-1080 · Item · June, 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs and stories from various informants includings John and Neil Williams, Mrs. Frank MacRae, Dan J. Morrison, Malcolm Angus MacLeod, Kenny Carmichael, and Dan MacLeod.

Williams, John & Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Cruinneag na Buaile"

Williams, John & Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Hi ho ro's na ho ro eile..."

Williams, John & Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Thug mi gaol do'n té bhán..."

Williams, John & Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "E ho ro mo bhàta..."

Williams, John & Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "'S i mo leannan an té úr..."

Williams, John & Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "O ho ro ille dhuinn..."

Williams, John & Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Mo nighean dubh"

MacRae, Mrs. Frank Middle River "Illiu, illiu..."

MacRae, Mrs. Frank Middle River "Ho ri o ro iille dhuinn..."

MacRae, Mrs. Frank Middle River "He mo leannan, ho mo leannan..."

Williams, John Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Ho ro tha mo luaidh ort..."

Williams, John Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Chunna mise mo leannan..."

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Faill il o ..."

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Dhomhnaill leantainn..." (?)

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "O ra hu a ..."

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "O ra hu a ..." (cont.)

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus Breton Cove, Victoria County "Mo chuachag a ri ill u..."

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus Breton Cove, Victoria County "Cha threiginn fhin mo chruinneag donn"

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Dheanainn sùgradh..."

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "O ra hu a nighean dubh, nighean donn"

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Ma bhuannaich thu bnighean ghrinn..."

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Chunna mi làir dhonn aig Seumas"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Thogainn fonn gun bhith trom..."

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Tha mo bhreacan dubh fo'n dìle..."

Morrison, Dan J. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Mo roghainn 's mo rùn..."

MacLeod, Dan North River Bridge, Victoria County " 'S truagh nach robh mi fhìn ann..."

Carmichael, Kenny Boston "Mo shoraidh do na caileagan..."

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Breton Cove, Victoria County "An gille dubh..."

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Faill dig a duaram..."

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Breton Cove, Victoria County "Ho ro fear mo rùin thu..."

Shaw, John
Gaelic Songs and Precenting
CA BI T-2018 · Item · 1929 - 1951
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Alex MacKinnon "Tha mula, tha mulad..."
Hector MacKinnon & Family Precenting - Psalm 23
Unidentified Singer "Ille Dhuinn"
Unidentified Singer "Ho ro 's toigh leam fhein thu..."
Hector Carmichael "Mo chridhe trom 's duilich leam..."
Unidentified Singer "Ged chaih Iain a leaba..."
Hector Carmichael "Dheanain sugrah leis a nigh'n uibh"
Hector Carmichael "Ho ro i ri ill o ro"
Hector Carmichael "The buaih air an uisge-bheatha..."

Leach, MacEdward
CA BI T-138 · Item · 1968
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item consists of audio recordings of Jim Charles Macneil, and Joe Campbell telling Gaelic stories and anecdotes, singing Gaelic songs, and discussing local history, traditions and genealogy.

"The August Gale..." An account of the 1873 August Gale (Joe Campbell)

"The snowslide..." A terrible diaster - many were killed, buried by falling snow. (Joe Campbell)

"Story of my political career..." An account of his twenty years as councillor. (Joe Campbell)

"Tha Fonn air na Mocaisean" Composed by a Cape Bretoner in Newfoundland (Jim Charles MacNeil)

A new way of teaching the alphabet... (Jim Charles MacNeil) (Anecdote--Humourous)

"Thill thu, Iain,an dh'fhuair thu na caoraich..." (Jim Charles MacNeil) (Anecdote--Humourous)

"Railroad won't eat oats..." (Joe Campbell) (Anecdote--Humourous)
Story about the drowning of three men... (Joe Campbell)

A strange story. (Joe Campbell) Priests driving at night were troubled by a strange apparition on the road.

The murder of "Klondike Angus" from Ben Eoin (Joe Campbell )

Continuation of the "Klondike Angus" murder (Joe Campbell)

Note signed by A.D. Morrison, Big Pond,for a Mr. Temple, was dishonoured...A young lawyer, D.A. Cameron, was hired (1896) (Joe Campbell)

"Riley sold himself to the devil..." Riley went to Father MacKeagney for help. (Joe Campbell)

Father Duncan MacDonald's arrival at Big Pond. (Joe Campbell)

"Don MacIsaac's house is on fire!" (Joe Campbell) (Story--Second sight)

Miracle cure in Margaree... (Jim Charles MacNeil)

Story of the mineral spring at Glengarry Road (Jim Charles MacNeil)

"Bhean an tighe..." (Jim Charles MacNeil) Song composed in Big Pond when J.C. MacNeil & family were moving from that area.

Discussion on shipbuilding at Johnstown... (Jim Charles MacNeil & Joe Campbell) The "Annie Laurie" and others.

Cures in Big Pond... (Jim Charles MacNeil)

Father William's cures... (Joe Campbell)

The Atkinson murder... (Joe Campbell)

Storm in Cap Breton in 1905. (Joe Campbell) Storm stopped all mail in C.B.

"'S e Cheap Breatuinn tir mo ghraidh..." (Jim Charles MacNeil) Composed by
D.A. MacDonald, Framboise.

A.W.R. Mackenzie started the Gaelic College at St. Ann's, C.B. (Jim Charles MacNeil)

Mr. MacNeil was principal speaker at the Gaelic Mod, St. Ann's, on Pioneer Day (Jim Charles McNeil)

Early history of the Gaelic Gollege... (Jim Charles MacNeil)

Farewell address to Dame Flora (Jim Charles MacNeil)

A mysterious 'bocan' he saw... (Jim Charles MacNeil)

"Throw that stone into Hades out of my way!..." (Jim Charles MacNeil) (Anecdote--Humourous) "If I do, you'll meet it again!"

"O gurmise th'air mo mhealladh..." (Joe Campbell)

Story of a mail driver's hardships (Joe Campbell)

Noise of a train was heard but there was no train... (Joe Campbell)

Story about a lady from Middle Cape... (Jim Charles MacNeil)

"Fire on the mountain! Run boys, run!" (Jim Charles MacNeil)

Tells a series of legends... (Jim Charles MacNeil)

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-411 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs and stories collected in the Boisdale area. Recording includes a Gaelic mass and Gaelic hymns.

Steele, John - Biographical sketch

Steele, John - Story of a man buying a horse (Local)

Steel, John - Story about Loch Mor (Loon Lake)

Steele, John - Song: Eilean a' Fhraoich

Steele, John - Stories

Steele, John - A fishing story

MacIntyre, Joseph - Biographical sketch

MacIntyre, Joseph - A story about the supernatural

MacIntyre, Joseph - Tha m'Inntinn Trom 's Cha Tog Mi Fonn

MacIntyre, Joseph - Tha Mo Bhreacan-sa fo'n Dìle

MacIntyre, Joseph - Ailein Duinn Nach Till Thu'n Taobh-sa

MacIntyre, Joseph - Horo is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu

MacIntyre, Joseph - Eilean Sgitheanach nam Buadh

MacDonald, Mrs. Marie - Biographical sketch

MacDonald, Mrs. Marie - Two funny stories

MacNeil, John Hector - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, John Hector - Recitation of Lord's Prayer in Gaelic

MacDonnell, Rev. Malcolm - Gaelic Mass televised - 1964

MacLellan, Theresa - Violin selections

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-1103 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Alex Maclean (Big Baddeck), Hector Carmichael (Englishtown), Malcolm Angus Macleod (Skir Dhu), and Dan A. Macleod (North River Bridge.)

MacLean, Alex; MacLeod, M.A. - "Gur e mo run an Domhnallach..."

Carmichael, Hector & MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Chaidh mi a mach"

Carmichael, Hector & MacLeod, Malcolm A. - Local milling song about fishing

Carmichael, Hector & MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Tha buaidh air an uisge-beatha"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "'S math a dhannsadh Uisdean Friseal"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Morag Bheag"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Chairistiona Caimbeul..."

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Cuir do lamh 'staigh fon aodach"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Ged nacheil mi math air bardachd"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "A ' Mhorag, nigh'n Dhomhnaill Duinn"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Mo luaidh thu a chunna mi 'n diugh"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. - "Hiu a ho tha mi fo lionn dubh"

MacLeod, Dan A. - Customs surrounding "Calluinn"

Shaw, John
CA BI T-423 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a selection of songs and stories performed by Peter Rankin, Troy (N.S).

Song taught by his grandfather Aonghas Mor Dhonnachaidh Bhig, Sight Point, Inverness County
Puirt-a-Beul and Diddling
Song composed by Neil MacPhee for his nephew Danny Macintyre who worked in Inverness mine
Mick(?) Aonghas Alasdair Bhain air Cul na Beinne
Story about Uncle John
Angan Beag
Seinn o...seinn o

MacEachern, Elizabeth
CA BI T-1079 · Item · Jul. 1964
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs and stories with Malcolm Angus MacLeod, recorded by John Shaw in July 1964.

Recording summary:

"Fail diog a duaram..." - Humorous

"Bheir mi ora..." - Milling song

"Mo nighean donn a's boidhche..." - Love song

Fragment of a song

"Malcolm A.'s wedding day..." - Anecdote

"O gur toigh leam a'Ghàidhlig" - Song in praise of Gaelic (Composed by Malcolm MacNeil)

"U bhi a bhi..."

Violin selections - Piano accomp. By Fr. John Angus Rankin

Shaw, John
CA BI T-1086 · Item · June, 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a selection of Gaelic songs performed by singers on Cape Breton's North Shore. Recording includes a Sgeulachd recited by Hughie Dan MacDonnell of Inverness, N.S.

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus Breton Cove, Victoria County "Ho ro fear mo rùin thu..."

MacLeod, Dan North River Bridge, Victoria County "Faill ill il eileadh o ro..."

Shaw, John Wreck Cove. Victoria County "Mo chridhe trom 's duilich leam..."

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus Breton Cove, Victoria County "An té a chaill a' Ghàidhlig"

MacDonnell, Hughie Dan Inverness (N.S.) "Raonall Mac Ailein Óig"

Shaw, John
CA BI T-642 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of various singers performing Gaelic songs.

Cameron, Finlay - Song - "Mo Nighean Dubh" (Boisdale, N.S)

Cameron, Finlay - Song - "Gaol an t-Seoladair" (Boisdale, N.S)

Beaton, Alexander - Song - "Bitibh aotrom 's togaibh fonn..." (Boisdale, N.S)

Beaton, Alexander and Cameron, Finlay - Song - "O gur mise tha fo mighean..." (Boisdale, N.S)

Cameron, Finlay - Song - "Tha mi sgith bho'n tim seo 'n de..." (Mabou, N.S)

Beaton, Alexander - Song - "O hi ri ill o robha..." (Mabou, N.S)

Cameron, Finlay - Story - sgeulachd (Boisdale, N.S)

Campbell, Sandy - Song - "Cruinneag nam Buaile" (Detroit)

Campbell, Sandy - Song - "Tha mo run air a'ghille" (Detroit)

Campbell, Sandy - Song - "Teannaibh dluth is togaibh fonn..." (Detroit)

Campbell, Sandy - Song - "Ho ro 's toigh leam fhein thu" (Detroit)

Rankin, Angus (Black) - Song - "An cluinn thu leannain" (Mabou Ridge, N.S)

Rankin, Angus (Black) - Song - Ochoin o ri mo chuideachd dileas.. (Mabou Ridge, N.S).

Rankin, Angus (Red) - Song - O hi ri ill o robha (Mabou Ridge, N.S)

Campbell, Alex Angus - Song - Eilean mo Chridhe (Detroit)

Campbell, Alex Angus - Song - Se fa mo mhulad (Detroit)

MacNeil, Mrs. Alex - Song - Horan o 's na hi iu o (Mabou, N.S)

MacNeil, Mrs. Alex - Song - Illean ill o illean i... (Mabou, N.S)

Cameron, Mrs. Finlay - Song - An te Ruadh (Boisdale, N.S)

Cameron, Mrs. Katie Ann - Song - Horo iu 's na hiurabh (Mabou, N.S)

Cameron, Mrs. Katie Ann - Song - Ochoin a righ gur e mi tha muladach (Mabou, N.S)

MacMillan, Mrs. Janet - Song - Cailin mo run-sa (Port Hood, N.S)

Beaton, Mrs. John - Thug mi run 's chuir mi Uidh (Mabou, N.S)

Beaton, Mrs. John - Song - 'S ann tha'n commun grinn... (Mabou, N.S)

Beaton, Mrs. John - Song - "Oran a' Bhotuil" (Mabou, N.S)

Rankin, Angus (Red) - Song - "Bitibh aotrom 's togaibh fonn" (Mabou (N.S.) Ridge)

Rankin, Angus (Black) - Song - "Mo run geal dileas" (Mabou (N.S.) Ridge)

Beaton, Donald Alex
CA BI T-380 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic singing with Alexander Beaton, Angus D. Rankin, Elizabeth MacEachern, Maggie Gillis (née MacDougall), Duncan Gillis of Hawthorne and Margaret S. (Duncan Peter) Campbell. Mr. Rankin is accompanied in singing of chorus by Angus (Sandy) Rankin and Alexander Beaton in all his songs. Charles "Miller MacDonald of Glencoe Mills speaks about mills and Hughena Campbell talks about cheesemaking.

Side 1:

Beaton, Alexander - "Òran do Ghille a Chaidh a Bhàthadh"

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Nach Muladach, Muladach Duine Leis Fhéin" (Local version)

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Seinn h-Iuraibh Bhinn O" (Seann Òran Seilige)

Beaton, Alexander. - Song "O Siud an Taobh a Ghabhainn" by Anna Gillis

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Bitibh Aotrom 's Togaibh Fonn" By John "The Bard" MacLean

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Càite bheil I ann am Muile?"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "O Teannaibh Dlùth is Togaibh Fonn"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "A Fhleasgaich Uasail"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "a'Chruinneag Ìleach"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "An t-Alltan Dubh"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Mo Nighean Donn Bhòidheach"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Gaol nan Cruinneag"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Éirich is Cur Umad 's Tiugainn Leam"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Màiri Bhàn"

Beaton, Murdoch - Duan for a réiteach.

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: "Dòmhnall Cruaidh agus an Ceàrd"

Beaton, Murdoch - Song " Cumha Bàs Fir agus a h-Ìghne" composed by Sìleas na Ceapaich.

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd air Mgr Ailean MacIlleathain

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd air Ailean a Rids, an t-Each aige 's Mgr Ailean

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd air Aonghas Cìobair ann a Seatago

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: Coilleach an Àite Clog

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: An Cù Leisg

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: Fear a Fhuair Muc an Asgaidh

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: Léine Ùr airson Piognaig

Beaton, Murdoch - Song "Òran na Seana Mhaighdinn"

Beaton, Murdoch - Song "A 'Dhòmhnuill Bhig a hu a ho"

Side 2:

Campbell, Margaret S. (Mrs Duncan Peter) of Glencoe Mills - Song "Deoch-Slàinte Luchd nam Brachannan"

MacDonald, Hugh Donald of Glencoe Mills - Song "Eilean Sgitheanach nam Buadh"

MacDonald, Charles "Miller" - Operating grist, carding and saw mills

Campbell, Hughena - Making cheese

MacEachern, Elizabeth - song "Clachan Ghlinndaruadhail"

Gillis, Maggie (née MacDougall) - Song "Annie Laurie" in Gaelic

Gillis, Maggie (née MacDougall) - Hymn "Pulling Hard Against the Stream"

Gillis, Duncan - song "Chì Mi Bhuam"

Unknown - song "Duanag an t-Seòladair"

MacEachern, Elizabeth
CA BI T-1160 · Item
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Kate MacDougall singing, and explaining, a selection of Gaelic songs. A number of songs are composed by Sandy MacIsaac of Big Pond.

"Illean ill o, illean i..."
Tells the background of the song - the story of two men building a boat
Tells the story of the next song - a man in search of a wife
"O gur bha mi air mo mhealladh..."
Discussing the song, tells of the wedding, tricks played on the bride and groom...
Mo chridhe trom 's tha duilich leam
Song to the picnic in Iona

MacDougall, Rannie
CA BI T-368 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Margaret MacLean performing a number of Gaelic songs. Includes:

"Hu O Ro Hu O"
"Dh' Fhalbh Mo Rùn, 's Dh' Fhàg e'n Cala"
"Òran a Leòdhasaich" (Composed by MacLean for Scottish visitor, Angus Smith)
"Òran an Teine" (Composed by Lachlan Currie)
"Turus an Ànraidh" (Composed by Lachlan Currie)
"Gaol a Thug Mi Og". Sailing song, not the popular love song. See Associated Materials for link to an online transcription.
"Mo Mhàli Bheag Og". Differs greatly from published versions.
"Deoch-Slàinte Ghàidheil Ghasda". War song

Stolarsky, Mildred
CA BI T-124 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Annie, Mrs. Jack MacLean, her son Peter MacLean, and Joseph MacKenzie - both of Boston (Mass.) but formerly of Christmas Island, performing Gaelic songs.

Recording Summary:

  • "Mi Seo 'nam Shìneadh air an t-Sliabh" composed by Dr. MacLachlan of Rahoy.
  • "Horo Is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu" (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean, Peter MacLean, Joseph MacKenzie)
  • "Tha Mi Seo 'gad Chuimhneachadh" composed by Donald Alec MacDonald of Kensaleyre, Skye. (Joseph MacKenzie)
  • "An Gàidheal a'Tilleadh Dhachaidh o'n Chogadh" Part IV of Donald MacKechnie's song "An Cogadh ann an Africa-mu-Dheas" concerning the Boer War. Printed in MacTalla Vol. X No. 1. (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
  • "A Chruinneag Ìleach" (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
  • "Fuadach nan Gàidheal" (Peter MacLean and Joseph MacKenzie)
  • "Gleann na Maiseadh" composed by John V. MacNeil (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
  • "Gaidheal air Aineoil" composed by John V. MacNeil (Annie,Mrs. J. MacLean)
  • "A' Bhanais Chridheil" composed by Malcolm H. Gillis (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
  • "Tha Mo Bhreacan Dubh fo'n Dìle" (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean. In Cape Breton Highlander, reprinted from Dec. 15, 1894 issue of Mac-Talla, courtesy of Neil Morrison, Sydney Forks)
  • "Aideachadh an Fhleasgaich Ghlic" Composed by Archie J. MacKenzie (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
  • "An Tulach Bhòideach" Archie J. MacKenzie (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
CA BI T-334 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of various singers performing Gaelic songs.

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Gaels came to Cape Breton (1800-1835)

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Fhleasgaich ur, leannain thu

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Ho ro i horo nan

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Faill ill oro faill o

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Ill il u ill robha o

MacDonald, J. Lawrence S toigh leam cruinneag donn nam bo

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Hug orann o robha ho

Campbell, Michael J. Cantaireachd

Campbell, Michael J. Gur mi tha gu bronach

Nicholson, R. Loch mor

Nicholson, R. Native song

Campbell, Mrs. An t-each odhar

Campbell, Mrs. Suileach monadh

Campbell, Dan Mhali bheag og

Beaton, Joe Fa mo mhulaid

Patterson, D Ged a'sheoil mi air m'aineol

Patterson, D I oho tha mi fo leon dubh

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-328 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Joe Neil MacNeil, Jim Charlie Macneil, and Dan MacNeil exchanging Gaelic songs, stories and anecdotes.

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Where do you see the West?

MacNeil, Joe Neil - What was that story about a wise horse?

MacNeil, J.C. - Tell us a story about "A Mhein Ur"

MacNeil, J.C. - Peter lost his hook

MacNeil, Dan - Father appears to his son

MacNeil, Dan - Song: "Nionag a chul dhuinn, nach fhan thu"

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Priests's need of money

MacNeil, J.C. - It was the priest himself

MacNeil, Dan - You have a small barn

MacNeil, Joe Neil - What did you say about the mower's heavy breathing?

MacNeil, J.C. - What was the story about the potato bugs?

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Recitation of song about potato bugs

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Don't drown the baby for you may yet marry her

MacNeil, Dan - The ring story

MacNeil, Dan - When silver turns into gold

MacNeil, Joe Neil - $18.00 for a fleece

MacNeil, Dan - What about the holes made by a drinking man with his feet while keeping time to singing?

MacNeil, J.C. - Made fires in the school for a year for $3.00

MacNeil, Joe Neil - How did the young boy learn the alphabet

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Another funny story

MacNeil, Joe Neil - More funny stories about his lack of English when started school.

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Story of the lasts

MacNeil, Dan - Tell us a Bocan story

MacNeil, J.C.; Joe Neil, Dan - Old stories told by the three of them and old customs discussed

MacNeil, Dan - Song: Air Faill irinn iu

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Reciting "Cailinn Donn"

MacNeil, James Charles
CA BI T-1081 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic singing by the Gillis Brothers of Skye Glen, N.S., and John Lauchi Maclellan of Dunvegan, N.S.

Gillis Brothers:

"Bu déonach leam tilleadh..."
""S e mo dhuhaich a dh' fhàg mi..."
"Luinneag Iain Bhàin"
Song
"Am Bràighe"

John Lauchie MacLellan:

"Ho ro mo luaidh thu..."
"Chi mi thall iad..."

Shaw, John
CA BI T-1102 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Hector MacMillan (Big Pond, N.S) and Joe Neil MacNeil (Middle Cape, N.S) performing Gaelic songs and stories.

MacNeil, Joe Neil - "Fear a 'chota liath-ghlais"

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Possible Gaelic words to "Annie is my Darling"

MacMillan, Hector - "Cuir 'sa chiste mhoir mi"

MacNeil, Joe Neil - "Mo Dhomhnall mor foghainteach..."

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Story concerning local songs and words of songs

MacMillan, Hector - "Ho ro 's toigh leam fhin thu..."

MacMillan, Hector - Puirt-a-beul

MacMillan, Hector - Come Frenchman, sit into your hunger"

MacMillan, Hector - Song for Robert Borden...

MacMillan, Hector - "Fionnlagh Fireannach"

MacNeil, Joe Neil -"Francis Cam Whycocomagh"

MacMillan, Hector - Gaelic rhyme - "A' Cholainn seo..."

MacNeil, Joe Neil - "Am Bard MacIlleathain agus Dughall BhreacTirisdeach..."

MacMillan, Hector - "Latha na Breitheanas..."

MacNeil, Joe Neil - "An leth-ghlic..."

MacMillan, Hector - "A 'chruinneag a' chruidh"

Shaw, John
CA BI T-1768 · Item · 1985
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Stephen MacNeil - Oran Dutchadh

Mickey MacNeil - Ship Alexander

John Dan MacNeil - A nighean A'Chutan Duib

'S Mor an cochladh

Roddy MacInnis - Tha mo run air a' ghille

Milling & Halloween Customs

Pady MacInnis - Oran an Election

Oran an t-Seolgair,
a' Fhleasgaich Dhuinn

ach ann duinn a dh' eirich

Tha mi an duigh gu tinn

Se 'm oro bha a phiemic

Highland Village Association
CA BI T-1764 · Item · 1985
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Frank Macrae and John Rory Macneil

Oidhche bha 'n Comhlan Cruinn "Mo Nighean Donna Boidhche)
Oran a' mhisgeir
Ho ro mo nighean chuanach
Fhein - labhairt an t-seann
Mo nighean Donn a 'Chui; Reidh
"Oran an Taighe" - The House Song
Conversation with John Rory

Watson, Jim
History of Rear Beaver Cove
CA BI T-514 · Item · 1965
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Roddie F. Nicholson and Patrick Nicholson discussing the history of Rear Beaver Cove.

Nicholson, Patrick (Boston, Worcester)

    The beginnings of the settlement at the Backlands of Beaver Cove

The pioneers brought only two trunks - one for bedclothes, the other for tools

All was lost in a fire...

Nicholson, Rod Beaver Cove:

Settlers took large tracts of land because it was free

Beaver Cove Forty families lived in the Backlands at that time

People were very musical, good dancers

Nicholson, Patrick Boston:

Tracing genealogy

Marriages were arranged well in the early days

Food was plentiful

Mills, churns and grindstones...

The history of one particular family

Nicholson, Rod Beaver Cove:

Genealogy of some family

Genealogy of some families

Bagpipes, fiddle and loom in every house

Four children died in one night...

People had faith - walked six miles to church

Nicholson, Patrick Boston:

Parish lesson written on a shingle

The first settlers at Beaver Cove

Schools and teachers in yesteryear

Church services were all in Gaelic

Archie Gillis got the priest to cure his wife

Nicholson, Rod Beaver Cove:

Priests confiscated violins

Strange stories of second sight

Jack the Lantern - Jack the River

His grandmother's death at the age of ninety four

Nicholson, John