Peter Kennedy Collection

Alec Stewart 'Ossian and his Bride' in Gaelic, Bettyhill, Sutherland 1955. Tape 10

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/651

  • 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*] Ossian and his Bride in Gaelic (dubbed to BASF May 2003) Short talk after HH [12'09"] See Tocher #4 1978. [Very begninng of the tape is at the wrong speed. Test tone recorded at 19 cm/sec and rest of tape is at 38 cm/sec.]

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User notes for this item

On this tape is Alec Stewart, a blind Gaelic storyteller and singer. Alec tells the story of 'Ossian and his bride' in Gaelic. [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 21:48:00