PS 172 – Lament for the Sword

      Cumha a’ Chlaidheimh

      Port a’ Chlaidheimh

Primary Sources

J Lament for the Sword (first 4 bars, significantly different) J:20r.2


Port an Chlaibh / The Sword’s Lament H.9: 19r
D1 Cumh Chlaibh / The Swords Lament or the Aged Warriors Sorrow… D1.13: 71
K1 Cumha Chlaidheamh / The Sword’s Lament K1.27: 70

Notes on Gaelic Titles

Cumha a’ Chlaidheimh Cumh Chlaibh / The Swords Lament or the Aged Warriors Sorrow for not being able to wield his sword as formerly D1; Cumha Chlaidheamh / The Sword’s Lament K1. The Sword’s Lament.

Port a’ Chlaidheimh. Port an Chlaibh / The Sword’s Lament H. The Sword’s Tune.

Roderick Cannon (2009)

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