Late Summer in the Hebrides: Alexander Campbell's Song Collecting for Albyn's Anthology

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Karen McAulay (Speaker), 17 Nov 2020

Describing Alexander Campbell's background, his motives and those who helped him in his 3-month (essentially ethnomusicological) trip round the Hebrides in 1815 to compile his anthology. Examining his strengths, but also the flaws in his song settings, by the standards of his times.

External organisation (University)

NameUniversity of Glasgow Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies
CountryUnited Kingdom