The Love‑sick Lass
Language: Scottish (Scots)
As white’s the blossom on the rise
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Confirmed with The Complete Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Volume 1, edited by Michael Grieve and W R Aitken, Penguin Books, Middlesex, 1985, Page 55.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Francis George Scott (1880 - 1958), "The Love-sick Lass", published 1939 [low voice and piano], from Scottish Lyrics, Book 5, no. 9, Bayley & Ferguson; confirmed with Songs of Francis George Scott, selected and edited by Neil Mackay, Roberton Publications, Aylesbury 1980, page 17. [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Iain Sneddon) , "The Love-sick Lass", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2019-04-01T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2019-04-01T13:16:33
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