Collection Items

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    Chi mi tir sa robh mi nam bhalach = Song of the Isle of Harris Dust jacket notes: "Sailor's song of regret for his home on Harris [one of the Hebrides Islands in Scotland]." Yellow song check-list notes: AFS 3858 A2 includes three verses of the song with the chorus omitted; AFS 3858 A3 completes the song with chorus. Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms...
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Thug mi n'oichde rir (?) sa bhath = Last night I spent on the boat Dust jacket notes: Song begun on AFs 3858 A4; completed on AFSs 3858 B1. Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in...
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    A teid thu leum a ribhinn mhaseach = Will you come to the Isle of Lewis Yellow song check-list notes: Song begins on AFS 4284 A2 and is completed on AFS 4284 A3. John Cunningham, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 20, 1940. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Cunningham performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 20, 1940, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in...
    • Contributor: Cunningham, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
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    'S gann gu dirich mi chavidh = I can hardly climb the mountain Yellow song check-list notes: Song begins on AFS 4285 A1 and is completed on AFS 4285 A2. John Cunningham, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 20, 1940. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Cunningham performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 20, 1940, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in...
    • Contributor: Cunningham, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940
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    Chunnach mi damh donn ana hailtean Yellow song check-list notes: "A hunting song." John MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Cur dhuit an a cadal is toindeach rhuim = Put off your sleep and turn to me John MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Soiridh leis na gruighichean = Farewell to the maidens Yellow song check-list notes: "A sailor's song." John MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Cailin donn a 'chualain reidh = The maiden with the brown hair Mary MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    A flaisgaich oig a S'cheanalteadh = My cheerful young man Mary MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Fhillie duhinn s'tu ga m'dhi = My brown-haired lover, I'm without you Dust jacket notes: "A waulking song." Mary MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Hi oro 's na horo eile = Hi oro, though we must sever Dust jacket notes: "This she sang to her husband when they were courting." Mary MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Fa - la - la - lo Dust jacket notes: "A sailor's song." Mary MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary MacPhee performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: Macphee, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Soiridh leis an aite = Farewell to the country Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Oran Mhairi nighean Iaian Bhan = Mary MacDonald's song Dust jacket notes: "From the Isle of Skye [in the Hebrides, Scotland]." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Na Ghaidhil ann a Vancouver = The Highlanders in Vancouver Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Reproaching newcomers for pretending they don't know the Gaelic -- and comparing them unfavorably with the Chinese who cling to their language and customs no matter how much laughed at." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field...
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Mo nighean og bhoideach uibhisteach = My bonny lass Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Eilean Leodhais = Praise of Lewis Yellow song check-list notes: "An Isle of Lewis [Hebrides, Scotland] song." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Tha bhuidh air an uisge bheadach = An ode to whiskey Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Sugradh ris a nighean duibh = I would welcome the black-haired lass Dust jacket notes: "A waulking song." Yellow song check-list notes: "Motion is away from the body on the accent. 'The black-haired lass' was a boat which bore a dark maiden's name." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs...
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Mo chridhe trom s'dulaich = My heart is heavy Yellow song check-list notes: "Interrupted after 1st stanza." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Mo cheum = My step is heavy, I am sad Yellow song check-list notes: "Louder after 3 or 4 stanzas." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on June 15, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Donald MacInnes performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15 and June 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    An am eiridh sa hmadainn = When he got up in the Nova Scotia morning Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mrs. MacPhee says this sounds like South Uist Gaelic." Mary A. McDonald, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on April 11, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary A. McDonald performing Gaelic songs from Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 11, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson...
    • Contributor: McDonald, Mary A. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Seann brogan = The out-worn shoes Yellow song check-list notes: "Blast at beginning. Repeated." Mary A. McDonald, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on April 11, 1939. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary A. McDonald performing Gaelic songs from Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 11, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California.
    • Contributor: McDonald, Mary A. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Na cuperean = The Coopers Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Sung by Mrs. McDonald, with note on composition of songs in Nova Scotia. This recounts an event which Mrs. McDonald knew about when it happened in 1871." Yellow song check-list notes: "The cooper went over to sell the barrels in Baddeck [Nova Scotia], 1871. Singer stops with a sigh: Ah no! I have no more!" Mary...
    • Contributor: McDonald, Mary A. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
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    Tha bata beag = The Little boat Yellow song check-list notes: "Composed by Alexander Cunningham of Scalpay, Isle of Harris, Scotland. Sung by his son, John Cunningham." John Cunningham, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 20, 1940. In Scots Gaelic. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Cunningham performing Gaelic songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on June 20, 1940, collected by Sidney...
    • Contributor: Cunningham, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1940