Matthew Fitt

Kate o Shanter's Tale


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Kate o Shanter’s Tale

by Matthew Fitt

1 a reading by Ellie McDonald 5:07

2 a reading by Ann Matheson 4:36

Kate o Shanter’s Tale first appeared in Chapman

Readings by Ellie McDonald and Ann Matheson. This recording is only 10 minutes long, and therefore supplied as labelled CD in plastic wallet instead of jewel case, to keep price down.

James Robertson

Empty Vessel


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Short story that wan the Sloan Prize in 1991

The readin lasts 35 meenits - suitable for senior pupils an adults

ssp 04  A4 beuklet wi the story text, a ful glossary, an some exposeition o the Scotscreive wey o settin doun Scots. Whan stocks o the beuklet rins oot, we'll issue a free PDF on the wabsteid here.

Raymond Vettese

The Richt Noise

sscd 094

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1 Introduction William Neill 2:02

2 Prologue Raymond Vettese 3:30

3 The Richt Noise Raymond Vettese 2:23

4 The Horn, Yirdit Raymond Vettese 4:08

5 The Kailyard School Ellie McDonald 1:03

6 Nirvana Raymond Vettese 5:07

7 In the Key o Truth Raymond Vettese 3:48

8 On the Doorstep George Philp 2:23

9 Aifter the Doorstep William Neill 2:55

10 Scotland ’79 Ellie McDonald 0:50

11 Dod George Philp 1:50

12 Auld Fairmer Raymond Vettese 0:49

13 Fricht-the-Craw Ellie McDonald 1:32

14 Auld Wife Knittin George Philp 1:07

15 Scottish Mythology Raymond Vettese 0:39

16 My Carrion Words Raymond Vettese 1:10

17 Auld Rock-banes Raymond Vettese 1:39

18 Crystal Dancer Raymond Vettese 4:00

19 Joy-spreit Ellie McDonald 0:45

20 Gaudy Aumous Raymond Vettese 1:01

21 Scottish Names Raymond Vettese 1:44

22 Til Deid Een Ellie McDonald 1:14

23 A Ferlie Buskin George Philp 0:38

24 Shaddas Raymond Vettese 1:13

25 Hoo Faur? Raymond Vettese 1:11

26 Weeds Raymond Vettese 0:54

27 The Muckle Tree Raymond Vettese 1:27

28 Waste Ellie McDonald 1:14

29 Tak Pooer! Raymond Vettese 3:39

30 Epilogue Raymond Vettese 3:43

total running time of this CD 59:38

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William Hershaw, Tom Hubbard, Angus Martin, David C Purdie, David Purves


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1 For Andrew [cm] WH

2 Nirvana [a43,hb] DP

3 Bairnrhyme [ffp] TH

birds and beasties

4 Lyfe an Daith [ch38,hb] DP

5 The Ratton [sq] AM

6 Sair on Snails [s91,hb] DP


7 The Lang Licht [z] DCP

8 The Deid Thraw o Wunter [ch38,hb] DP

9 Embro Gray [ps5] DCP


10 A Leid Caa’d Love [ad] WH

11 Speerit o the Leid [ffp] TH

12 Hinniewaff [l54] DCP

13 Ghaist Dance [cm] WH

for makars

14 The "Makar" (Efter Amairgen) [ffp] TH

15 Lyric on a theme o Ernesto Cardenal [nm] TH

16 Tweeddale Coort [ffp] TH

17 Makars [cm] WH

tak tent

18 Barak’s Speech [l48] TH

cleikit wi fowk (dedications)

19 The Banks o Ballantrae [sq] AM

20 Leith Walk Variation on RLS [c36] TH

21 The Captains [sq] AM

22 The Biggers [z] DCP

23 The Hird’s Hoose [sq] AM

24 In Praise o Standart Habbie [o111] DCP

25 The Sloans [sq] AM

26 The Yirth is Haly tae ma Fowk [cm] WH

27 Forest [lp] AM

hame and furth o alba

28 Dysart [cm] WH

29 Otterston Loch [cm] WH

30 Schellbronn [ffp] TH

orra (miscellaneous)

31 Nicht Flicht [ch59,hb] DP

32 The Not [sq] AM

33 The Professional [tt] DP

34 The Hintmaist Tour [l56] DCP

35 The Veisitor [lr,hb] DP

36 Raindraps’ Journey [atw] WH


37 The Cauld-Kail Kintra [z] DCP

38 Man [s95] DP

death, disaster and the departed

39 The Daith-Tree [l50] DCP

40 Spartacus’s Men [ch26,hb] DP

41 Passchendaele [sq] AM

42 The Tulchan [z] DCP

43 Pompeii [ffp] TH

44 The Lindsay [fl] WH

45 Grandfather [lp] AM

46 Comp [cm] WH

47 Ghosts [sq] AM

48 Eck’s Pairtie [sip90] DP

49 The Dawn Was All Around Me [ol] DCP


50 The Retour o Troilus [ffp] TH

key to poet/reader

William Hershaw WH

Tom Hubbard TH

Angus Martin AM

David C Purdie DCP

David Purves DP