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(Collected in the Western Isles by Marjory and Patuffa Kennedy-Fraser and Kenneth Macleod.)

7.30 Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (Air used as one of the principal themes in Bantock's Hebridean Symphony.)
"Snow White Sea-Gull, say where, ah, where our lads are resting,
Grief within my heart is nesting".
"Feast for the Sea-Gull down on the Skerry there! Laughter of Sea-Waves! while I gather cockles here".-K. M. (With Piano Accompaniment.)

Contributors

Singer:
Marjory Kennedy-Fraser

"Cuchullan's Lament for his Son" (in Gaelic). .Eigg (1)
"Clanging his shield and Hame-keen sword Who lieth asleep in death cold".
"Ossian's Midsummer Day-Dream-Sleeps the Noon in the Deep Blue Sky". (i)
"While bright the sun shines on Cona's steep,
Sweet sounds the note of the lonely heron While hounds for chase all on fire are straining,
Their deep-mouthed bay sweet as bardic music...
Of eagle sweet is the far heard cry,
As sails she o'er the Morven's might seabord".
(M. K.-F., after Thomas Pattison's translation of "Ossian".)

Contributors

Singer:
Margaret Kennedy

2BD Aberdeen

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More