Note: The unidentified man explains this mouth music piece as a piper's imitation of another piper's playing, and states after the tune that a woman from Eriskay once told him that she had "heard women keening to this very air."
About the session: There is no date or location information for these Scottish recordings. Some, where noted, were dubbed by Alan Lomax from the Recorded Programmes Library of BBC Glasgow.
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