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Title in Original Language: Egills saga

Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell on May 25, 1938: "Egill was supposed to have been 4 years old when he made up his song. Mrs. Sigurasson says she made up the tune herself as she recorded the song, but I have an idea this is an old saga tune to which many narrative ballads are sung."

Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell on June 18, 1938: "Yes, this is a traditional tune known to other Icelanders."

Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals.

Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938.

In Icelandic.

Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Oddrun Sigurasson performing Icelandic songs on May 25, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.



Ballad Of Egill

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