PS 022 – Lament for the Lady of Arnaboll

      Cumha Baintighearna Arnabuil

Primary Sources

C1 Mac Alister’s lively Lament C1.21: 46
K1 Cumha Ban-tighearna Anapuil / Lady Anapool’s Lament K1.47: 107
KK Cumha Ban-tighearna Anapuil / Lady Anapool’s Lament KK.33: 57

Notes on Gaelic Title

Cumha Baintighearna Arnabuil Cumha Ban-tighearna Anapuil / Lady Anapool’s Lament K1; Cumha Ban-tighearna Anapuil / Lady Anapool’s Lament KK. Lament for Lady Anapool. See comment on Cumha Thighearna Arnabuil (197).

Roderick Cannon (2009)

Other Material

William Donaldson’s Set Tunes Notes (2006)

One thought on “PS 022 – Lament for the Lady of Arnaboll

  1. There are two tunes in the Nether Lorne MS commemorating ‘MacAlister’: One is ‘MacAlister’s Dead’ and the other .’MacAlister’s Lively’. A story is hinted at, here; it is very similar to the one told by Angus MacKay about Ian Dall MacKay and his teacher, Patrick Og MacCrimmon, whose reported death led the Blind Piper to compose a lament – only to discover later that Patrick was still alive.

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