An t-Òranaiche | The Gaelic Songster

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Compiled by Archibald Sinclair and first published in 1879, this classic collection of nearly 300 of the most popular songs from the 19th century is one of the most sought after Gaelic books ever published.

ISBN: 123456 Category:

ISBN: 9780973360004

Publisher: Siol Cultural Enterprises

Publication date: 29 December 2004

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Sìol Cultural Enterprises, 2004 (Reprint). 585 pages. Hardback.

Includes a CD. Similar titles available here.

Compiled by Archibald Sinclair and first published in 1879, this classic collection of nearly 300 of the most popular songs from the 19th century is one of the most sought after Gaelic books ever published. This second edition is a result of community effort by a dedicated group of volunteers who gave freely of their time and talent to see this project completed. Chief among these is North Uist native Effie Rankin, a well-known Gaelic instructor and historian, Dr. Kenneth Nilsen, head of the St. Francis Xavier University Celtic Studies Department and Professor Catriona Parsons, also of the Celtic Studies Department and a native of the Isle of Lewis.

This edition has been totally retyped in larger print and the lay out is much less cluttered than in the original. It is over 600 pages in a sharp 9" X 6" blue hardcover with gold trim and lettering. A CD is included with a selection of the songs sung by traditional Gaelic singers from Cape Breton.

 

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