'A guid hairst' : collecting and archiving Scottish tradition : essays in honour of Dr. Margaret A. Mackay / edited by Katherine Campbell ... [et al.].

  • English
  • Scottish Gaelic
Maastricht : Shaker, 2013.
iv, 323 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Language note
In English, with some extracts in Scottish Gaelic and in English translation.
Introduction / Gary J. West -- Dr Margaret A. Mackay : a personal appreciation from a Hungarian colleague and friend / Imola Küllös -- Dr Margaret A. Mackay : a biography / Katherine Campbell -- Music and song. Two true Thomases : Scottish and American versions of Child 73 / Carl Lindahl -- Foot-waulking -- Luadh-Chas / Morag MacLeod -- Geordie McIntyre : a singer who writes songs / Caroline Milligan -- Fred Locke : pantomime author / Adam T. McNaughtan -- From 'Maggie's reel' to 'Da Docken Kishie' : names of selected fiddle tunes by Tom Anderson / Doreen Waugh -- Some thoughts on the song melodies in Elizabeth Ross's collection of 'Original Highland airs', 1812 / Peter Cooke -- From eleventh-century mass chants to St Mungo's 'Emulorum ausibus' : a journey with a difference / Greta-Mary Hair -- The Scots and Gaelic languages. Using the Dictionary of the Scots language to explore folklore and customs / Christine Robinson -- 'Chan eil e even ann an Dwelly's!' : the continuing legacy of Edward Dwelly's Gaelic dictionary / Wilson McLeod -- Recitation or re-creation? A reconsideration : verbal consistency in the Gaelic storytelling of Duncan MacDonald / William Lamb -- The King, the Goddess and family origins in Galloway / William Gillies -- Collecting tradition. Ruins in a landscape : the interpretation of material culture / Hugh Cheape -- Wedders, stallions and stirks : some coastal toponyms from Gaelic Scotland / Ian A. Fraser -- Reminiscences of the School of Scottish Studies of the University of Edinburgh / John MacInnes -- Archive trails / Cathlin Macaulay and Emily Roff -- The concept of rescue ethnography and the recording of some Scottish wedding customs / Emily Lyle -- Gender roles in 1930s Port Glasgow as experienced by Cassie Graham / Hugh Hagan -- Keeping to the road : keeping faith with their traditions : an account of the Scottish showmen travelling in the north-east of Scotland / Elizabeth Jordan -- Intangible cultural heritage, or, Folklore as resource / Valdimar Hafstein -- 'The sound of your lyre turned spiritually' : evangelical poets, scribes and letter-writers in Nova Scotia and Tiree / Donald E. Meek.
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