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Books by Frances Tolmie

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Frances Tolmie
One hundred and five songs of occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland
Llanerch reprint, 1997
Frances Tolmie collected Gaelic songs and published them in 1911, with music notation, Gaelic lyrics and English translations. By “songs of occupation” she means work-songs such as the well-known waulking songs sung by the women while working the newly-woven woolen fabric.
£11 +