Tag Archives: invocations

2000.61.6

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1958-09.

An unknown person tells a story about a minister, a charm to cure a cow, another to protect horses and funeral customs in Skye; Mrs Duncan Hunter talks about funeral customs; Niall MacLeod of Kilmoluaig sings a song by tailor William MacPhail; teacher Margaret MacArthur of Caoles sings a song she heard from her father, Captain Donald MacArthur and talks about children’s use of Gaelic; Hugh MacLean of Scarinish sings five Gaelic songs.

2000.61.32

Mini-disk SA1958/9.

An unknown person tells a story about a minister, a charm to cure a cow, another to protect horses and funeral customs in Skye; Mrs Duncan Hunter talks about funeral customs; Niall MacLeod of Kilmoluaig sings a song by tailor William MacPhail; teacher Margaret MacArthur of Caoles sings a song she heard from her father, Captain Donald MacArthur and talks about children’s use of Gaelic; Hugh MacLean of Scarinish sings five Gaelic songs.

2000.61.10

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1966-104.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the Battle of Falkirk in 1746, a love song and a verse of satire by Duncan Bàn, talks about Iain Mac Ailein experiences in North America, his own relations particularly the Blacks from Lismore, sings an elegy to Colin Campbell, talks about Ailean Breac and the death of Colin Campbell, the meeting of the MacLeans of Duart and Ailean nan Sop, cattle raiding, a saying attributed to Thomas the Rhymer, the killing by Glengarry of his son-in-law, sings a song composed by Gilleasbuig MacPhail, talks about bards and their immunity from law, evil and protective charms, island witches, the song ‘Pilot the Dog’ and the bards involved in its composition and sings a song in praise of Mull by Dugald MacPhail.

2000.61.36

Mini-disk SA1966/104.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the Battle of Falkirk in 1746, a love song and a verse of satire by Duncan Bàn, talks about Iain Mac Ailein experiences in North America, his own relations particularly the Blacks from Lismore, sings an elegy to Colin Campbell, talks about Ailean Breac and the death of Colin Campbell, the meeting of the MacLeans of Duart and Ailean nan Sop, cattle raiding, a saying attributed to Thomas the Rhymer, the killing by Glengarry of his son-in-law, sings a song composed by Gilleasbuig MacPhail, talks about bards and their immunity from law, evil and protective charms, island witches, the song ‘Pilot the Dog’ and the bards involved in its composition and sings a song in praise of Mull by Dugald MacPhail.

2000.61.5

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1958-05.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil tells stories about bards, supernatural powers and fairies, gives an incantation to ward off the evil eye and sings a song about a girl accidentally killed during a duck shoot.