by Sheena Blackhall
This recording read by Sheena Blackhall has been revamped after it was discovered in our vaults. Now available again.
THE SCOTS LANGUAGE SOCIETY/THE SCOTS LEID ASSOCIE
invites entries in Scots for
Yer ower laet for this year,
kep an ee oot for neist year
AWARDS IN 3 CATEGORIES
Poesie: the Hugh MacDiarmid Tassie: 1st prize £100 rinner-up £50
Cutty tale: the Robert McLellan Tassie: 1st prize £100 rinner-up £50
Owersettin: the John MacPhail Law Tassie: 1st prize £100 rinner-up £50
Ilk scriever gets a written appraisal o their entries an winnin entries are furthset in Lallans, the magazine o the Scots Leid Associe.
Submeissions bi 31st Januar 2017 til: Sangschaw, c/o 6 Dryden Place, Edinburgh EH9 1RP
Cost o ilk entry £5, or £12 for thrie, cheques/POs payable ti the Scots Language Society.
Condeitions o entry: aa submeissions ti be in Scots. Poesie nae mair nor 60 lines, prose nae mair nor 3000 words, owersettins o poesie 60 lines an o prose 3000 words. Send a copy o the original in its ain leid wi ony owersettins. Naething aareadies furthset or submittit itherwhaur, please.
Nem an address on a separate sheet.
SCOTS LEID ASSOCIE
IS PLEASED TAE ANNOUNCE
A new CD on SCOTSOUN
SSCD 803 THREE DORIC TALES
by Stephen Pacitti
Dunnottar - Glaikit Andra - The Tattiebogle
Stephen haes been the winner o Sangschaw on several occasions wi his short stories. Whiles it's nae easy tae ken gin thay are real or imagined!
SSCD 804 Whaleback City
Featurin the best o poetry frae Dundee an roun-about, frae the Middle Ages till aye noo is ready for release. Orders can be placed noo. Whaleback City featurs poetry frae the buik o the sem nem eiditied by Bill Herbert an Andy Jackson an published by Dundee University Press. Readins by baith Makars an local poleiticians this is ae unique luik intil the fowk, the social life an history o this braw Cety. Dundee is nae like on ither Scottish toun ye ken, it is, tae use a Heiland expression, Dundee is juist itsel. Kent aince for Jute, Jam an Journalism, Dundee is noo a University toun, ae leader in oncology an fairmacuticles, an occourse, music an poesy.
SSCD 803 Marion Angus
Some o the best screivin in Scots o the 20th Century wi aipenin preisentation by
J Derrick McClure an raedins by J Derrick McClure, Aimee Chalmers, Dorothy Lawrenson, Sheila Mann, Lisa Simmons an George T Watt. Aimee Chalmers alsae providit ae postscript an muckle advise on the production o this CD for which Scotsoun is fell appreciative.
SSCD 801 Violet Jacob
Raedins by Sheila Mann an Lisa Simmons, twa weemun faa baith hae an indepth kennin o the poesy, life an wark o this maist accomplishit makar. Alang wi Sheila and Lisa will be raedins by George T Watt . Aa threi o thaim belang tae or are lang term residents o Angus. The CD featurs ower thirty o Violet Jacob's poesy frae the weel kent The Wild Geese, tae less kenspecklet poems like The Baltic or The Gean-trees.
Order on-line or ye can order frae: 'The Scots Language Society' C/o 4 Ancrum Drive, Dundee DD2 2JB
Ilk CD is £11.00 please add £1.25 P&P for the UK. aa cheques shuid be mad oot tae, 'The Scots Language Society'
Ainther CD just oot is
SSCD U1 AN ULSTER TRIPTYCH
A selection o poesy inspired by faimly stories gaein tae me by a lady frae that often tribbled airt. This selection wis featurt on BBC Radio Ulster 'A Kist o Wurds' an is available as a Budget price release.
NEW TITLE on SCOTSOUN, SSCD 800
Ian Carmichael - Nan Chnochan Uain Ile
Scotsoun, oor recordin label, haes released a 21 track CD o Ian Carmichael, ane o the best Gaelic singers o recent years. Ian hails frae the Island o Islay, an haes sang aa ower the UK frae cety centre concerts tae village ceilidhs, as weel as TV an Radio. This CD is sellin weel an gin ye stour awa tae oor Scotsoun section an dab on Gealic, ye can order a copy frae thare.
Tracks include; Loch Liobhan, Tuireadh nan Truen, Air Lorg Nan Eilean an the title track.
Gin ye want mair information on this or ony ither material ye can speir ony time usin the 'contact' neuk. Tak ae wee luik intil oor CD press by dabbin on Scotsoun an read aa about oor CDs thare. And mind, ilk ain wuid mak ae bonny giftie for somewan ye ken!