PS 306 – Lament for Sir James Macdonald of the Isles

      Cumha Ridir Seumas Mhic Dhòmhnaill nan Eilean

Primary Sources

K2 Cumha Ridir Seumas Mhic Dhomhnuill na’n Eilean / Sir James MacDonald of the Isles Lament K2.35: 73
KK Cumha Ridir Seumas Mac Dhomhnuill na’n Eilean / Sir James MacDonald of the Isles’s Lament… KK.16: 30
JK Sir James MacDonald of the Isleses Lament JK.39: 101

Notes on Gaelic Titles

Cumha Ridir Seumas Mhic Dhòmhnaill nan Eilean Cumha Ridir Seumas Mhic Dhomhnuill na’n Eilean / Sir James MacDonald of the Isles Lament K2; Cumha Ridir Seumas Mac Dhomhnuill na’n Eilean / Sir James MacDonald of the Isles’s Lament… KK; Sir James MacDonald of the Isleses Lament JK. Lament for Sir James MacDonald of the Isles. Attributed in K2 to William MacDonald Esq of Vallay [North Uist] and not to be confused with the next entry. On the formal styles involving Ridir and Sir see the next entry, and also Fàilte an Ridire Eoghann Loch Iall (236), and Fàilte Shir Seumais nan Eilean (210).

Roderick Cannon (2009)

Archive Recording

1960 Pipe Major John D Burgess MBE
1965 Calum Johnston
1965a Calum Johnston
1965b Calum Johnston

Other Materials

2016 William Donaldson’s Set Tunes Notes

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