The Poetry & Music of Robert Burns

March to Bannockburn David Sibbald speaker 2009 copyWe are proud to carry the complete set of David Sibbald’s presentations of the poems of Robert Burns. Each CD contains a set of Burns’ most beloved and insightful poems – poignant, romantic and inspiring. You can order the CDs individually or as a set of eight for a special price. 

All CDs can be ordered from this site for domestic and international shipping . UK residents can order them for less cost from  http://www.robertburns.plus.com/form.htm 

We are also pleased to be carrying Mike Ogletree’s CD, The Kilmarnock Edition. Scroll to the page end to read about Mike and his wonderful reggae/Burns work.

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Set of 8 “Robert Burns presented by David Sibbald” CDs

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SCCD10 – $150.00 (-$20 off the total price of individual CDs)




CD Titles:

Volumes 1 & 2: The Greatest Poems in the World (double CD)

Volume 3: The Greatest Love Poems in the World

Robert Burns – A Memory (with the music of Alastair McDonald)

Volume 4: To a Mountain Daisy

Volume 5: The Epistles I

Volume 6: The Epistles II

Volume 7: The Twa Dogs

Volume 8: The Cotter’s Saturday Night

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Volumes 1 and 2: The Greatest Poems in the World

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Each poem has an introductory explanation about the piece. Accompaniment by Andy Morris and Robert Russell.   ~83 minutes

SCCD12 – $30.00




Click here to hear a sample from this CD:

CD 1 – Tracks:

1. Introduction
2. To a Mouse
3. Introduction
4. Death and Dr Hornbook
5. Introduction
6. The Address to the Unco Guid
7. Introduction
8. To a Louse
9. Introduction
10. Is There for Honest Poverty.
11. Introduction
12. Captain Grose’s Peregrinations
13. Introduction
14. Tam o’Shanter

CD 2 – Tracks:

1. Introduction
2. Holy Willie’s Prayer
3. Intro and To a Haggis
4. Introduction
5. To the Rev. John McMath
6. Introduction
7. Tam Samson’s Elegy
8. Introduction
9. Epistle to Davie ( verses 1-5 )
10. Introduction and Willie Wastle
11. Introduction
12. A Parcel of Rogues
13. Introduction
14. Auld Lang Syne
15. Finale.

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Volume 3: The Greatest Love Poems in the World

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Each poem has an introductory explanation about the piece. Accompaniment by Eileen Hunter.  70 minutes

SCCD3 – $20.00




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Tracks:
1. Introduction
2. My Luve is Like a Red, Red Rose
3. James Johnson
4. Corn Rigs
5. George Thomson
6. Mary Morison
7. Green Grow the Rashes O
8. The Birks of Aberfeldie
9. And I’ll Kiss Thee Yet
10. The Winter it is Past
11. Of a’ the Airts
12. O Were I on Parnassus Hill
13. The Silver Tassie
14. Sweet Afton
15. To Mary in Heaven
16. Ay Waukin O
17. Thou Gloomy December
18. The Posie
19. The Lea Rig
20. Ca’ the Yowes
21. My Nanie’s Awa
22. Their Groves o’ Sweet Myrtle
23. Lassie wi’ the Lint White Locks
24. O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast
25. Ae Fond Kiss

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Volume 4:  To a Mountain Daisy – including The Holy Fair

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Each poem has an introductory explanation about the piece. Musical arrangements by Alan Craig.  ~67 minutes

SCCD4 – $20.00




Tracks:
1. Introduction
2. The Holy Fair
3. Introduction
4. The Auld Farmer’s Salutation to his Auld Mare Maggie
5. Introduction
6. To a Mountain Daisy
7. Introduction
8. Dear Bought Bess
9. Introduction
10. Lines on Meeting with Lord Daer
11. Introduction
12. John Barleycorn
13. Introduction
14. Address to the De’il
15. Introduction
16. The Death and Dying Words of Poor Mailie
17. Poor Mailie’s Elegy

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Volume 5:  The Epistles I

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Each poem has an introductory explanation about the piece. Musical arrangements by Alan Craig.  ~54 minutes

SCCD5 – $20.00




Tracks:
1. Introduction
2. Epistle to J. Lapraik
3. Introduction
4. Epistle to J. Lapraik. Second
5. Introduction
6. Epistle to J. Lapraik. Third
7. Introduction
8. Epistle to Davie. A Brother Poet
9. Introduction
10. Epistle to Davie. Second
11. Introduction
12. Epistle to James Smith
13. Introduction
14. Epistle to John Rankine

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Volume 6:  The Epistles II

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Each poem has an introductory explanation about the piece. Musical arrangements by Alan Craig.  ~59 minutes

SCCD6 – $20.00




Tracks:
1. Introduction
2. Epistle to a Young Friend
3. Introduction
4. To William Simpson of Ochiltree
5. Introduction
6. To John Goldie
7. Introduction
8. To Major Logan
9. Introduction
10. To the Guidwife of Wauchope House
11. Introduction
12. Epistle to Dr Blacklock
13. Introduction
14. To Colonel de Peyster. 15. Introduction
16. Stanzas on Naething

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Volume 7:  TheTwa Dogs

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Each poem has an introductory explanation about the piece. Musical arrangements by Alan Craig.  Dougie Mulholland and Charles Newlands as Narrator and Caesar on The Twa Dogs. ~55 minutes

SCCD7 – $20.00




Tracks:
1. Introduction
2. The Twa Dogs
3. Introduction
4. The Whistle
5. Introduction
6. Address to the Toothache
7. Introduction
8. Man was Made to Mourn
9. Introduction
10. Winter
11. Introduction
12. Hallowe’en

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Volume 8:  The Cotter’s Saturday Night

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Each poem has an introductory explanation about the piece. Musical arrangements by Alan Craig.  Dougie Mulholland and Duncan Beattie bagpipes. ~62 minutes

SCCD8 – $20.00




Tracks:
1. Introduction
2. The Cotter’s Saturday Night
3. Introduction
4. The Vision ( Duan First)
5. Introduction
6. The Vision ( Duan Second)
7. Introduction
8. Killiecrankie
9. Introduction
10. The Humble Petition of Bruar Water
11. Introduction
12. A Bard’s Epitaph

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Robert Burns – A Memory

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Accompaniment by Alastair McDonald. ~ 58 minutes

SCCD9 – $20.00




Click here to hear a sample from this CD:

Tracks:
1. The Brow Well. John Anderson. My Father was a Farmer
2. A Childhood. Handsome Nell
3. An Honest Heart. Now Westlin’ Winds
4. Lochlie and Irvine. Corn Riggs
5. The Kilmarnock Volume. Will ye go to the Indies. From Thee Eliza (Poem )
6. Edinburgh. Mary Morison
7. A Way With Words. A Man’s a Man
8. Burns Destiny. My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose
9. Mysterious Burns. The Lea Rig
10. Calededonia’s Bard. Killiecrankie
11. Heritage and Culture. Parcel of Rogues. Scots Wha Hae ( Poem )
12. Worldwide Success. The De’ils Awa Wi’ Th’Exciseman
13. Final Weeks. The Tree of Liberty
14. The Fight for Freedom. To A Mouse ( Poem )
15. Burns Legacy. O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast

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The Kilmarnock Edition by Mike Ogletree

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SCCD10 – $12.97




We are pleased to be carrying Mike Ogletree’s CD – THE KILMARNOCK EDITION, inspired by the poems of Robert Burns.  The work is a unique blend of world/rock/reggae music, sung by Mike in the Scottish dialect of his and Burns’s birthplace. Composed, performed and produced entirely at his studio in Brooklyn, New York, The Kilmarnock Edition is Mike’s debut as a solo artist. Tracks to watch out for are Red Red Rose, Man Was Made To Mourn and All This Time.

Mike Ogletree is a musician who played drums with legendary 80’s Scottish rock bands Simple Minds and Fiction Factory; additionally he is the first African-American-Scotsman to be born in Scotland in 1956 as an Afro-Celt. He was born and raised in Burns Country on the west coast of Scotland; Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, a place frequented often by Robert Burns, the Scottish bard.- Mike currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Tracks:
1. To A Mouse
2. Independent Thinkers
3. A Man’s A Man
4. All This Time
5. Men Of Spirit
6. Red Red Rose
7. Where Are They Now
8. Scots Wha Hae
9. Don’t Dance Alone
10. The Diel