Small hardback book ‘Dain Spioradail / Grant’s Gaelic Hymns’ by Padruig Grannd, 1875, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “Rev HM Paterson” and “K Macdonald, 15/5/39”
Book ‘Carmina Gadelica – Ortha nan Gaidheal, Vol. I’ of hymns and incantations from the highlands and islands of Scotland, translated into English by Alexander Carmichael, 1900. Signed by the author on the inside front cover in fountain pen “To Mr Kenneth MacLeod with the ???? love of Alexander Carmichael, Edinburgh, Latha Bealltain, 1907”.
CD ‘Sguaban à Tìr and Eòrna: Traditions of Tiree’, Scottish Tradition Series no. 27, School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh University, 2016. A collection of 29 tunes, songs, poems, hymns and other recordings in Gaelic and English. Includes a booklet edited by Margaret A MacKay and Donald E Meek. Compiled for A’ Bhuain – Tiree Homecoming 2016.
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Hardback book ‘Leabhar Laoidhean’, 1906. Gaelic hymns printed for St. Columba Parish Church Glasgow. Donation label ‘Donated to Tiree High School Library by Mabel MacArthur’.
Scanned copy of a 16-verse Gaelic hymn ‘Laoidh na Buachuillean’, handwritten in the mid-19th century (1870?).
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Fabric covered book ‘Songs of Victory’, 1925. Hymn book belonging to Mary B MacDonald, Mannal House.
Information about the tradition of `Lining Out` the Psalm at Church services pre-1940
Composition by Ailean Boyd about the tradition of `Lining Out the Psalm` in Tiree churches, whereby the precentor chants out each line before it is sung collectively by the congregation. It appears to have come to an end in the mid- to late-1930s. Includes a ‘Short Note’ on the subject published in Scottish Reformation Society Historical Journal, Vol. 4, 2014, and notes about the correct name for Heylipol.
Gaelic hymns and psalms from the Balemartine Baptist Church in 1988.
Printed sheet with four typewritten psalms and hymns for singing in Gaelic at a service held at the Baptist Church at Balemartine on 7th August 1988. Includes a photocopy.
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Gaelic hymn book belonging to Mrs John Lamont of Balevullin, 1935
Dark blue covered, hard-back Gaelic hynm book titled `An Laoidheadair` in gold embossed lettering, with “Mrs John Lamont, Balevullin, Isle of Tiree` written in pencil on the inside cover.
Book `Seinn an Duan Seo` of Gaelic hymns
Small booklet of 101 hymns translated into Gaelic by Roderick MacDonald.