Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal) (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal) disney song music“Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal)” is a song from the Disney/Pixar animated film “Brave“. The song was composed by Scottish musician Patrick Doyle, with lyrics written by Doyle and the film’s writer and co-director, Brenda Chapman.

The song is sung by the character Queen Elinor, who is the mother of the film’s protagonist, Princess Merida. In the film, the song is a lullaby that Elinor sings to Merida when she is a young child. The lyrics are in Scottish Gaelic and English, and they reflect the close bond between mother and daughter, as well as the beauty and majesty of the Scottish landscape.

The song has been praised for its authenticity and its ability to capture the spirit of Scotland. The use of Scottish Gaelic in the lyrics adds to the song’s sense of place and cultural richness, and has helped to introduce the language to a wider audience.

“Noble Maiden Fair” was performed by Scottish singer Emma Thompson, who also voiced the character of Queen Elinor in the film. The song was included on the film’s soundtrack, which was composed by Patrick Doyle and features traditional Scottish instrumentation such as the bagpipes and the fiddle.

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  • Related Disney Character(s): ,
  • Song Written By: Patrick Doyle
  • Song Performed By: Emma Thompson and Peigi Barker
  • Year Released: 2012

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