OT: 7 January 1911 – Christine “Cumha Dhounachaidh Mhic Iain”

The Oban Times, 7 January, 1911

Cumha Dhounachaidh Mhic Iain

Edinburgh, 3 January, 1911

Sir,–can any of your numerous readers give any information regarding the origin and history of the piobaireachd, commonly called “Cumha Dhounachaidh Mhic Iain”–Duncan MacRae of Kintail’s Lament?

The Gaelic and English titles of the piobaireachd do not seem to correspond, which makes it doubtful if it is a MacRae tune in all. I am, etc.,