PS 026 – Lament for Donald of Laggan

      Cumha Dhòmhnaill a’ Lagain

Primary Sources

J Lament for Donald of Laggan (first 4 bars) J:20r.4


C1 one of the Cragich C1.25: 54
K3 Cumha Dhomhnuill a Lagain / Donald MacDonald of Laggan’s Lament K3.18: 94
KK Cumha Dhomhnuill a Lagain / Donald MacDonell of Laggan’s Lament KK.24: 43
JK Cumha Dhomhnuil a Lagain JK.8: 19

Notes on Gaelic Title

Cumha Dhòmhnaill a’ Lagain Cumha Dhomhnuill a Lagain / Donald MacDonald of Laggan’s Lament K3; Cumha Dhomhnuill a Lagain / Donald MacDonell of Laggan’s Lament KK. Lament for Donald of Laggan. This is the correct use of a’ (see note on Cumha Mhic Shuain á Roaig, PS 155), the place name being An Lagan (Dwelly).

Roderick Cannon (2009)

Archive Recordings

1953 Pipe Major Robert Urquhart Brown MBE
1953 Pipe Major William MacLean
1959 Pipe Major Donald MacLeod
1960 Pipe Major John D Burgess MBE
1972 George Moss

Other Material

William Donaldson’s Set Tunes Notes (2003)

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