Josephine Neill

Smaa Rain

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1 Introductory Comment William Neill 5:17

2 Ferlie 2:34

3 Thrawn Besom 0:50

4 Queen of Scots 0:40

5 Mairi Stuart 0:52

6 Orra Tink from Tales fae the Clachans 2:31

7 Angel of Light 0:44

8 Lucifer 0:38

9 A Christmas Poem * 1:02

10 Evacuees 2:35

11 Auld Alliance 2:15

12 Men and Woods get Cut Down 2:07

13 December in Ayrshire 1:38

14 The Watter Kelpie 1:07

15 Lament for MacDiarmid 0:37

16 Tibbie Logie from Tales fae the Clachans 3:02

17 Wuillen Claith 0:21

18 Hametime 1:09

Total playing time on this CD 30:00

Poems read by Josephine Neill and • William Neill

Cover illustration taken from a section of the watercolour

Tibbie's Brig by Robin Palmer

* A Christmas Poem was originally recorded by Scotsoun

for inclusion in The Kist published by SCCC/Nelson Blackie in 1996

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