Her welcome, like her love for me, Is from her heart within: Her warm kiss is felicity That knows no taint of sin.

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In 1904 he began a collaboration with composer Herbert Hughes. I find contrary opinions as referenced in the article unreliable, prejudiced and undocumented, i.e.

The Lagan is the river that runs through Belfast. They do have lovely lyrics. Save for a voice on the traveling wind Lyrics "vilia, oh, vilia, be tender be true, love me and I'll die for you. And, when I stir my foot to go, 'Tis leaving Love and light To feel the wind of longing blow From out the dark of night. With no one there to hold him He had it from his father Seaghan mac Suibhne, who learned it from a sapper working on the Ordnance Survey in Tearmann about fifty years ago. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. As of February 2018, "External links modified" talk page sections are no longer generated or monitored by InternetArchiveBot. "Lagan" does indeed seem to mean cargo that has been thrown overboard by a ship in trouble, and attached to a buoy for future recovery - Legal Dictionary. To quote from Mary O'Hara's notes on this song, from her book "A Song For Ireland", - "The leánan sídhe (fairy mistress) mentioned in the song is a malicious figure who frequently crops up in Gaelic love stories. A Collection of Character Profiles from your favorite period dramas! [1] Campbell was a Belfast man whose grandparents came from the Irish-speaking area of Flurrybridge, South Armagh. And I have to confess I assumed that "soot" was a typo and changed it to "foot" in my lyrics file (didn't old English use f's for s's and vice versa?). "...The Lagan is that well known river on which Belfast is built and so people are apt to assume that 'My Lagan Love' comes from County Antrim in the north-east corner of Ireland. Check out our Tumblr for old-fashioned art and period screencaps. Posted on May 12, 2016. Cheers.—InternetArchiveBot (Report bug) 19:54, 9 February 2018 (UTC), https://archive.is/20130221093049/http://anthonykearns.net/irishrepertoire.html, http://anthonykearns.net/irishrepertoire.html, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:My_Lagan_Love&oldid=887538978, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This article has been marked as needing an, If you have discovered URLs which were erroneously considered dead by the bot, you can report them with, If you found an error with any archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with, This page was last edited on 13 March 2019, at 07:43. Except for the confusion over "dorring dooring, door-ring" - The book, our best authority in this case of a composed rather than traditionally constructed song, says "dooring" which I take to be a diminutive of "door" used for the sake of scansion! I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. "My Lagan Love" is a song to a traditional Irish air collected in 1903 in northern Donegal. My Lagan Love Meaning Free PDF eBooks.

Music videos and links to watch period dramas. I love listening to Irish songs! A lovely post. It's too bad she doesn't sing that way anymore. My loves have come, my loves have gone And then several folk artists sang it as "The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood" which in essence is also the same song, different words.. We can't even suggest that the river's name is due to the nautical word, which, according to the OED, comes from Old French. He started collecting songs in County Antrim. Do you have any favorite singers who sing this song?

The world was not cruel, but kind By reading "My Lagan Love" lyrics by The Corrs, i wonder about this word, "lagan": it seems to be a proper noun, but is always so?


Subject: the word 'dooring' from Lagan Love. Kate Bush Encyclopedia is free to use, but not to operate. "...The Lagan is that well known river on which Belfast is built and so people are apt to assume that 'My Lagan Love' comes from County Antrim in the north-east corner of Ireland. ", Finian's Rainbow & The Happiest Millionaire, Old-Fashioned Artist: William A. Breakspeare, Painter: Daniel Hernandez Morillo (1856-1932), Painter: George Dunlop Leslie (1835-1921), Dressing Mr. Darcy - Regency Gentleman's Fashions, My Top 12 Favorite Period Drama Wardrobes. Of the two recordings I have of this song, neither contains the third verse. Reviews Over the years - Shepheard-Walwyn ... “My Lagan Love,” the “Londonderry.

But my love was young, and felt I can't understand its meaning. the entire first paragraph.Daniel Sparkman (talk) 16:54, 15 July 2010 (UTC)84.182.29.246 (talk) 16:37, 15 July 2010 (UTC). There are notes on Leanan-sidhe "fairy mistress and on the crickets of the "crickets' singing stone" [note the apostrophe in "crickets'"] and these will help clear other mysteries made acute by distance. However, some argue that the Lagan in the song refers to a stream that empties into Lough Swilly in County Donegal, not far from where Herbert Hughes collected the song.[4]. ", This mythological femme fatale reminds me of the vilia of Germany, used in the song by Franz Lehar in The Merry Widow opera.

It was written during a time in Irish history when it was forbidden to write openly about Ireland, or express love, … 'My Lagan Love' is a song to a traditional Irish air collected in 1903 in northern Donegal. Campbell was a Belfast man whose grandparents came from the Irish-speaking area of Flurrybridge, South Armagh. The song was arranged in a classical style by Hamilton Harty; this was used by Mary O'Hara and Charlotte Church. However, some argue that the Lagan in the song refers to a stream that empties into Lough Swilly in County Donegal, not far from Letterkenny, where Herbert Hughes collected the song in 1903. The note says, "I got this from Proinseas mac Suibhne who played it for me on the fidil.

--JoeClone, 19-Nov-02. I'll have to go check out that song you mentioned. Brian Dunphy of The High Kings is in that video... the guy fixing his coat collar @ 2:57 in the audience. I'm well aware that songs of this type can sometimes be transformed into magic.

Anna,You're right, it's totally him!!!! I have been working my way through as much Loreena Mckennitt as I could. Read/Download File Report Abuse. External Links" for the details. Following from Blogging AtoZ. the Lagan is a river in Northern Ireland which flows through Belfast. The author is Joseph Campbell aka Seósamh Mac Cathmahaoil. For tweets about up to the minute postings follow us on Twitter @OldFashionCharm. I've never heard that song before, but what lovely lyrics!

Isn't a "shieling" like a barn or cottage. My sisters and are cracking up! Sandy Denny convered his song in 1972 on her self-titled album Sandy.

I sense Irish love for music and tales here.

Nice blog. However, some argue that the Lagan in the song refers to a stream that empties into Lough Swilly in County Donegal, not far from where Herbert Hughes collected the song.

However, more relevantly, the 'Lagan' is the river on which Belfast is built. [2] Together, they collected traditional airs from the remote parts of County Donegal.

I thought I would leave my first comment. This message is updated dynamically through the template {{sourcecheck}} (last update: 15 July 2018). Well, I really like of The Corrs version of "My Lagan Love", they adapted from their style, but is very loyal!

For period drama funnies and other period drama eye candy. Here are the alternative lyrics that I found which put a totally different spin on the song .... very interesting .. But why do The Corrs use it as a proper noun? 'My Lagan Love' (Joseph Campbell) Performed by Lisa Hannigan and The Chieftains Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland. :). It is very lovely!

When she was only fairy-high Her gentle mother died; But dew-Love keeps her memory Green on the Lagan side. Most Gaelic poets in the past had their leanán sídhe to give them inspiration. The English lyrics have been credited to Joseph Campbell (1879–1944, AKA Seosamh MacCathmhaoil and Joseph McCahill, among others). The "thrown away" interpretation is beautiful but far-fetched.

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I hear his voice on tumbling waves He started collecting songs in County Antrim. The bits of Gaelic are an affectation rather than something growing out of the song or out of an existing tradition. Just as the morning calmed the storm I have been getting into Celtic music, I have not quite gotten to Celtic Woman yet.

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And no one there to hold me I love to read your comments :), There are many great versions of My Lagan Love …both as written and with new words ....  the gypsy singer Margaret Barry was recorded by Ewan McColl in 1956 singing it - listen. The song is from Ireland. Flibbertigibbet "My Lagan Love"(Unreleased Live & Studio Recordings 1978) Flibbertigibbet was formed in South Africa by two former members of Mellow Candle: vocalist Allison Williams (nee O'Donnell) and guitar and mandolin player David Williams.

Amazing. But as a song....? However, some argue that the Lagan in the song refers to a stream that empties into Lough Swilly in County Donegal, not far from Letterkenny, where Herbert Hughes collected the song in 1903.

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