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Thread #10984   Message #94846
Posted By: Annraoi
13-Jul-99 - 04:57 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Bruach na Carraige Báine (Altan)
Subject: RE: ar bruach na carraige baine - altan
There are two versions of "Bruach na Carraige Báine" - at least. The slow lovesong from Munster begins "Ó is thiar a chois abhann gan bhréag gan dabht ...." A beautiful song. The other - as recorded by Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin and Altan - is faster and is an example of Macaronic verse, where at lest two languages are used in the ;yrics. Diarmaid Ó Muirithe also gives a version in his ground-breaking "an t-Amhrán Macarónach" Annraoi