:: Title :: Unidentified mouth music tune
:: Genre :: air, canntaireachd, mouth music, vocalization
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified man [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Unspecified (Scotland) (Scotland)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots
:: Session :: Unidentified Scotland 1951
:: Date :: 1951
:: Reference Information :: T3385.0, Track 9 (00:01:21)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - There is no date or location information for these Scottish recordings. Some, where noted, were dubbed by Alan Lomax from the School of Scottish Studies archive. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The unidentified man explains this mouth music piece as a piper's imitation of another piper's playing, and states after the tune that a woman from Eriskay once told him that she had "heard women keening to this very air." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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