Strathspey - Ewan's Curragh.
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Puirt à beul or "mouth music" is a rhythmic form of Scottish Gaelic singing. Here are three puirt. There are three recordings for each tune - spoken (to help with pronunciation) sung and fiddle versions. Click on the note icons below to hear the recordings.
Seallaibh curraigh Ẹghainn
Spoken
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Strathspey - Potatoes and butter.
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Buntàta 's ́m
Sung
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Reel - The tobacco is dear.
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Tha an tombaca daor
Fiddle
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Puirt are traditionally sung to accompany dancing - they developed when instruments weren't available.
 
Click on the links below for the music and words for the puirt on the main panel and some additional information.
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Puirt sheet music
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Puirt info sheet
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Puirt - lyrics
Spoken
Sung
Fiddle
Spoken
Sung
Fiddle
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Click here for the Tutor's page.
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