Peter Kennedy Collection

Alec Stewart 'The Wizard Lad' in Gaelic and English (cont.), Bettyhill, Sutherland 1955. Tape 9

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/648

  • Recording date

    1955-07-03

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Armadale, Bettyhill, Sutherland, Scotland

  • Performers

    Stewart, Alec (spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Henderson, Hamish

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Fairy Story (cont.) An Nastray (The Wizard's Lad) (cont.) Song: Cha Chaidie (I Can't Sleep) Learnt from mother. Coughs and corrections req. P. Kennedy. Continuation of English transl. to end.

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User notes for this item

On this tape is Alec Stewart, a blind Gaelic storyteller and singer. Alec continues the story of 'The wizard lad' in both Gaelic and English (as begun on tape C604/647). [Note: this is not the same Alec Stewart as the piper and well-known 'Stewart family' from Perthshire.]

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 03/03/2013 21:43:00