Skreigh o Day

poems in Scots & English by Lillias Forbes

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Poems in Scots and English

by Lillias Forbes

read by the poet and George Scott

1 Foreword by George Philp 0:45

2 Introduction by Hugh MacDiarmid,

read by George Philp 3:55

3 Scotland * 0:34

4 Stags Passing 1:04

5 The Dealer 1:32

6 In the Kirkyaird * 1:08

7 Johnnie Logie * 0:34

8 Love’s Reward * 0:37

9 Birds Talking 1:24

10 John Saxon’s Pigeon 0:54

11 By Loch Achray 0:33

12 Loch Etive: Evening * 0:37

13 Skreigh o Day * 0:38

14 First Night Stay at Moniack Mhor 0:59

15 Tinto Tap 0:36

16 A Glint o Fife 1:00

17 Rain at the Burnt Inn/Brig o Turk 0:50

18 Prayer * 0:28

19 First Keek at Cauld Reekie * 1:19

20 Tanlaw 3:08

21 Late at Night * 0:30

22 The Auld Fiddler 0:46

23 George Square * 0:38

24 By MacDiarmid’s Monument 0:57

25 The Tryst – FGS to CMG 1:17

26 MacDiarmid’s Bairns 1:37

27 On Hearing

Cesar Franck’s Symphony * 0:43

28 Murevigne * 1:53

29 Uncle Vanya 2:03

30 War Report 1:04

31 Katya Alexandra 0:48

32 No. 9 Getreidegasse 1:13

33 Turning a Fresh Eye 1:35

34 My Father’s Way 1:45

35 Corridors of Time 2:00

36 Sea Drift 1:46

37 Aids to Authorship 1:49

38 Cafe Mirage 1:29

39 Eftersoun – musings anent the Muse 10:45

Total playing time on this CD 57:13

 

* from Poems of Love

A selection of the author's poems entitled Turning a Fresh Eye: Poems is published by Akros Publications

William J. Rae

A Richt Cuddy and Ither Fables

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1 Introduction: a discussion between the two readers on the distinguishing features between Lallans and Doric 6:32

2 A Richt Cuddy William Rae 8:15

3 The Cock and the Fox George Philp 10:17

4 The Stirkie’s Staa William Rae 4:34

5 A Muckle Craitur William Rae 7:23

6 Hector the Wee, Wee Mousie George Philp 8:54

7 Ogilvy and the Daftie Owl William Rae 6:44

8 The Whyles Magic Puddock William Rae 5:45

Total playing time on this CD 58:24

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1 Hughie and the Yalla Monster William Rae 9:22

2 The Ootlin Puddock George Philp 11:36

3 Hamish the Hirplin Hare William Rae 8:14

4 First Sicht William Rae 6:15

5 Three Gleg Craiturs George Philp 5:15

6 Mair Wordies (anent neist fable) Both Readers 1:50

7 Gleg-shair Hurcheon William Rae 5:31

8 The Misdoutin Seamaw William Rae 9:21

Total playing time on this CD 57:24

Scotsoun wishes to thank Jill Dick of Scottish Children's Press for permission to record 12 of the stories from A Richt Cuddy and Ither Fables by William J Rae; also The Scotsman for The Gleg-shair Hurcheon and Lallans for The Misdoutin Seamaw

Alistair Mackie, William Tait & Ellie McDonald

Twa Chiels and a Lass

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1 Alistair Mackie Bigamist 1:41

2 Aberdeen Street: The Thirties 1:35

3 Some Hero 1:54

4 William Tait Name and Address 0:37

5 Furnenst da Day 0:56

6 Waddir-wise 0:40

7 Sang 0:55

8 Ellie McDonald ‘And David danced before the Ark’ 0:48

9 In the Beginning 1:46

10 Gin I were a Lady 1:30

11 Widdershins 0:39

12 Wudden Dreams 0:28

13 Alistair Mackie ‘I think Jesus would have been at Ibrox’ 1:20

14 For Bet gaitherin Strawberries 2:02

15 At Tea-time 1:23

16 Primary Teachers 1:37

17 William Tait Sonnet (Recueillement: Baudelaire) 1:22

18 Sonnet (Ronsard) 1:22

19 Balade de la Grosse Margot (Villon) 2:27

20 Ellie McDonald Song of Joy 0:42

21 Smeddum 0:31

22 Bitter Hairst 0:31

23 The Gangan Fuit 1:00

24 William Tait Ane o Nature’s 0:44

25 Northern Comfort 1:01

26 The Right, True End of Love? 0:56

27 The Muin in Envie 1:03

28 Ellie McDonald The Gaffer 1:06

29 Renoir: Luncheon of the Boating Party 1:05

30 Flying Lessons 1:05

31 Alistair Mackie TV Dracula 2:21

32 Fatty and Skinny 2:37

33 Boris Karloff 1:46

34 William Tait The Seal-Wife 1:15

35 Adjustan Mysel tae the Situation 0:43

36 Nae Excuse 0:26

37 The Makar Fou (for W S Graham) 1:29

38 Post Obit 0:29

39 Ellie McDonald Soliloquy 2:35

40 William Tait Aubade 1:53

41 Alistair Mackie Insomnia 1:19

42 In Memoriam Hugh MacDiarmid (1892-1978) 2:44

Alastair Mackie

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(1) Introduction by Christopher Rush 27:39

(2) Skara Brae (CR) 1:05

(3) Hermit (AM) 2:12

(4) In Memoriam Anne Mackie (CR) 1:58

(5) Moving House, Orkney (CR) 1:29

(6) Intro to 12 poems from Clytach 1:22

(7) Still-Life Cezanne (CR) 0:58

(8) In Absentia (CR) 1:00

(9) Pieta (AM) 0:53

(10) Adolescence (SP) 0:50

(11) Lines for Mallarme (AM) 1:16

(12) Mongol Quine (AM) 0:55

(13) Gangster Picturs (AM) 2:14

(14) At the Back-End (AM) 0:47

(15) Chateaux-en-Ecosse (CR) 1:28

(16) Keekin-Gless (AM) 1:44

(17) Mind on the Nichts (GB) 1:19

(18) Scots Pegasus (CR) 1:03

(19) Intro to longer poems 1:27

(20) For my Deid (RV) 1:23

(21) Lallans (RV) 1:46

(22) 8 sequences from Back Green Odyssey (KM) 7:36

(23) 7 sequences from At the Back End (CR) 5:30

total running time of this CD 67:54

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(1) The Diet-Book of a Death (GB) 13:52

(2) Image Maritime (AM) 0:35

(3) The Kirkyaird by the Sea (CR) 1:07

(4) School Quine (CR) 1:07

(5) Beethoven (RV) 1:33

(6) Rimbaud (GB) 4:37

(7) 4 poems from Captus Cupidine Coeli 8:46

(8) 2 poems from At the Heich Kirkyaird 3:29

(9) And Whit if I never read Dante? (CR) 1:03

(10) Oor Culture (KM) 1:09

(11) Stirlins (RV) 0:25

(12) At Jeck’s Funeral (AM) 1:18

(13) Hand (GP) 1:32

(14) Beethoven’s Chanty (CR) 1:38

(15) On the Ran-Dan (CR) 2:01

(16) The Bath (AM) 2:34

(17) Shakespeare Exam: Auld Style (RV) 2:36

(18) Apotheosis (GB) 1:16

(19) The Drucken Boat (AM) 6:54

(20) Stalin (AM) 0:59

(21) Intro to Simmer Notebook 0:30

(22) In the Lounge Bar (KM) 1:44

(23) July (GB) 1:09

(24) In the Fir Wid (RV) 1:54

(25) Howff (AM) 1:12

(26) Visitors (KM) 0:56

(27) Wimbledon (CR) 0:54

total running time of this CD 66:50