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​120 songs: airs, dance tunes, jigs, marches, reels, strathspeys and waltzes.

A4 wire-bound format, staff notation, 126 pages.

A companion book to the CD Dhannsadh Gun Dannsadh: Dance-Songs of The Scottish Gaels (Scottish Tradition Series vol 28).

This book was originally published in 1901 in solfa, and still remains the only one published on this subject. A valuable book of puirt containing over 120 Gaelic songs, available again to Gaelic singers and musicians in this 2012 edition by Taigh Na Teud.

With accompanying English translations for Gaelic learners and an introduction and historical notes by the editor, Dr William Lamb.

There are 116 songs where words and music are printed together, and 85 of these are puirt. Among these puirt, there are 47 reels, 30 strathspeys, 4 jigs and 4 miscellaneous dance melodies. There are also 12 puirt printed without music and 33 alternative verses dotted throughout the collection.

“This newest edition of Puirt-à-Beul renews our insight into the musical form and expressive voice of Gaelic Scotland…” (Julie Fowlis)

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