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by GilleChriosd
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Ceòl, Leabhraichean is na h-Ealain / Music, Books and the Arts
Topic: Help interpret song recording?
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Help interpret song recording?

After numerous listens, I now think the first line of verse four is "Ach toil tàr suas starradh" So the whole verse would be: Ach toil tàr suas starradh A’s a’ ghràidh o bhith linn Toil do chàirdean gur leat Do thoil fhèin os an cionn I am more than happy to be told that is wrong or plain ...
by GilleChriosd
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Ceòl, Leabhraichean is na h-Ealain / Music, Books and the Arts
Topic: Help interpret song recording?
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Help interpret song recording?

Thanks very much for that. It's real progress. I'm glad it's not just me finding it hard to follow her :). As you say, perhaps others might have a view?
by GilleChriosd
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Ceòl, Leabhraichean is na h-Ealain / Music, Books and the Arts
Topic: Help interpret song recording?
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Help interpret song recording?

Thanks very much for that! Good suggestion about the transcribing. So here what I can hear of the whole song based on other known versions. I've done what little I can with the fourth verse (starting at 3:00 minutes on the audio), but mostly left it blank, hoping for further help: Bheir mi ò hu ò hò...
by GilleChriosd
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Ceòl, Leabhraichean is na h-Ealain / Music, Books and the Arts
Topic: Help interpret song recording?
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Help interpret song recording?

Could anyone help me understand the final quatrain of a field recording of the song Gràdh Geal Mo Chridh made on Eriskay in 1950? I recognise the first three verses from other versions but the last one sounds completely different to anything noted or recorded elsewhere. I think I can make out some w...