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Patchwork • Nighean Dhòmhnaill Riabhaich (The Jealous Sister)

Ballads on the theme of the jealous sister are common in many Northern European languages. In this Scottish Gaelic version, a woman calls from the shore where her sister has taken her to drown. “Oh, do you not have pity on me?” asks the woman of her sister, “They will find me drowned, with my brown hair floating on the top of the sea.”

Live in concert at the Bus Stop Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia in November 2017.
Patchwork • When I Wake in the Morning (Excerpt)

This is an excerpt from Patchwork’s setting of the song When I Wake in the Morning, performed live in concert at Bus Stop Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia in November 2017. When I Wake in the Morning was collected by folklorist Helen Creighton in the 1950s from the renowned New Brunswick singer Angelo Dornan.

Live in concert at the Bus Stop Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia in November 2017.
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