Hugh MacDiarmid

Sangschaw and Penny Wheep

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1 Introduction and comment by Iain Crichton Smith 9:59

2 Poems from Sangschaw (1925) spoken title and short musical intro 0:49

3 The Bonnie Broukit Bairn Eileen MacCallum 0:35

4 The Watergaw Alec Monteath 0:33

5 The Sauchs in the Reuch Heuch Hauch Iain Cuthbertson 0:49

6 I Heard Christ Sing Tom Fleming 3:49
7 Moonlight Among the Pines John Shedden 0:34

8 ‘You Know Not Who I Am’ Eileen MacCallum 1:03

9 Overinzievar Alec Monteath 0:22

10 Ex Vermibus Iain Cuthbertson 0:32

11 Au Clair de la Lune John Shedden 2:21

12 In the Hedge-Back Alec Monteath 0:41

13 Reid E’en Tom Fleming 0:31

14 Crowdieknowe Iain Cuthbertson 0:40

15 The Eemis Stane John Shedden 0:32

16 The Scarlet Woman Tom Fleming 1:14

17 The Frightened Bride Alec Monteath 0:30

18 The Last Trump Iain Cuthbertson 1:04

19 Cophetua Eileen MacCallum 0:25

20 Wheelrig Alec Monteath 0:38

21 Country Life John Shedden 0:27

22 O Jesu Parvule Eileen MacCallum 1:25

23 The Innumerable Christ Iain Cuthbertson 0:47

24 God Takes a Rest Alec Monteath 0:36

25 In the Pantry John Shedden 0:40

26 Farmer’s Death Eileen MacCallum 0:58

27 The Diseased Salmon Tom Fleming 0:30

28 Whip-the-World Alec Monteath 0:31

29 Ballad of the Five Senses Iain Cuthbertson 5:53

30 In Glasgow John Shedden 0:35

31 La Fourmilière James Steel 0:45

32 Poems from Penny Wheep (1926) spoken title and short musical intro 0:27

33 Trompe l’oeil Tom Fleming 0:19

34 Wheesht, Wheesht Iain Cuthbertson 0:25

35 Ex ephemeride mare John Shedden 0:32

36 Blind Man’s Luck Alec Monteath 0:24

37 The Currant Bush John Shedden 0:28

38 Cloudburst and Soaring Moon Alec Monteath 0:24

39 Feery-o’-the-Feet Eileen MacCallum/John Shedden 0:33

40 Somersault Iain Cuthbertson 0:23

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1 Song Alec Monteath 0:24

2 Love Tom Fleming 0:37

3 Sea-Serpent Eileen MacCallum 4:25

4 Locked Iain Cuthbertson 0:26

5 Thunderstorm John Shedden 0:26

6 Hungry Waters Eileen MacCallum 0:36

7 Tam Alec Monteath 0:24

8 Focherty Iain Cuthbertson 0:49

9 Sabine John Shedden 0:37

10 Parley of Beasts Alec Monteath 0:41

11 The Love-sick Lass Eileen MacCallum 0:28

12 Wild Roses John Shedden 0:31

13 The Widower Iain Cuthbertson 0:32

14 The Long Black Night Tom Fleming 0:35

15 To One Who Urges More Ambitious Flights John Shedden 0:25

16 The Dead Liebknecht Alec Monteath 0:33

17 In Mysie’s Bed Eileen MacCallum 0:28

18 Guid Conceit Tom Fleming 0:18

19 Morning Tom Fleming 0:18

20 Under the Greenwood Tree Alec Monteath 0:35

21 The Three Fishes John Shedden 0:38

22 The Robber Eileen MacCallum 0:48

23 Bombinations of a Chimaera Alec Monteath 4:27

24 Scunner Tom Fleming 0:40

25 Servant Girl’s Bed Alec Monteath 0:17

26 Jimsy: an Idiot Iain Cuthbertson 0:41

27 Empty Vessel Tom Fleming 0:28

28 The Fairmer’s Lass John Shedden 0:41

29 The Bonnie Lowe Alec Monteath 0:25

30 Sunny Gale Eileen MacCallum 0:49

31 On the Threshold Alec Monteath 0:44

32 Krang Iain Cuthbertson 0:28

33 Supper to God Tom Fleming 0:52

34 From ‘Songs for Christine’ Eileen MacCallum 1:04

35 The Quest Iain Cuthbertson 0:48

36 Gairmscoile Tom Fleming 8:33

37 A Herd of Does Alec Monteath 0:53

38 ‘U Samago Moria’ Eileen MacCallum 1:00

39 Your Immortal Memory, Burns ! John Shedden 2:51

40 Reprise Tom Fleming 0:24

Scotsoun wishes to acknowledge with grateful thanks

(1) Permission from Michael Grieve to record these poems which are to be found in Volume 1 of The Complete Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid edited by Michael Grieve and W R Aitken and published by Penguin Books in 1985.

Note: Some of these lyrics are included in The Selected Poetry of Hugh MacDiarmid edited by Michael Grieve and Alan Riach, published by Carcanet (1992)

(2) A generous donation from Olwen Drysdale linking this special recording with the memory of her late husband, Douglas Drysdale, MBE.

(3) The original recording from which this CD version has been remastered was produced with the assistance of the Scottish Arts Council.